A LARGE PRINT Bible for early readers. The NIrV Discoverer’s Bible for Young Readers uses the full text of the New International Reader’s Version (NIrV—the NIV for kids!), written at a third grade reading level. It’s the perfect chance for beginning readers to embark on their first exploration of the Bible on their own. Also included are 30 beautiful, full-color illustrations of important Bible scenes to stimulate interest in the Bible. For further Bible engagement, a dictionary and a reading plan of 150 famous Bibles stories is included to encourage kids to read as many as they can and give them a great overview of Scripture. Special features include: Complete NIrV Text— specifically designed to help early readers discover the Bible for themselves, it’s the perfect stepping stone to the NIV; Large-Print—12-point type for easy reading; 30 full-color pages—featuring illustrations by Kathleen O’Malley; Book Introductions—provide the main theme of the book and an outline of the contents; Dictionary—to key Bible words for quick reference; Reading Plan—for the great stories of the Bible; Color maps—for easy visualization of key Bible places; Presentation page—for personalization and gift giving; The New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) is a simplified version of the NIV created specifically for children. It’s not a Bible storybook, but rather the complete Bible text written at the third-grade reading level — the youngest reading level of any translation. Like the NIV on which it’s based, the NIrV combines great accuracy and readability. It simply goes further to make the Bible understandable to kids, even those as young as age six.