ABOUT THE BOOK

Goodnight Jesus is a uniquely Orthodox bedtime story from Ancient Faith Press. From Saints to siblings, how better to say goodnight than with a kiss?

      A kiss for Jesus, Savior and Lord, 

      A kiss for Mary, His mother, 

      A kiss for Andrew, the first He called, 

      A kiss for Peter, his brother. 

This sturdy board book is printed on thick pages for little hands. The beautiful full-color illustrations and rhyming text is sure to become a bedtime favorite.

RESOURCES

LESSON PLANS AND ACTIVITY PAGES

For Preschool – Upper elementary

RESOURCES ON:

  • Praying with children
  • Bedtime routines for children
  • Teaching children about their faith
  • Surviving church services with children
  • and more….

REVIEWS

“This book nicely ties together our love for Christ, with our love for the saints, the scriptures, our family, pets and dolls. The act of kissing is such a simple way to teach our children about love and tenderness and reverence, and the participatory nature of our faith.” Many Mercies blog

“It’s rare for us to find a good bedtime story that will suit every child in the family. That’s why Goodnight Jesus is so welcome.” Write Like a Mother

“Goodnight Jesus is a sweet treasure.” Good Books for Young Souls

“It is a beautifully and colorfully illustrated board book for babies and toddlers and is perfect for bringing to church services and reading at home…The language is simple, yet lyrical and will capture the attention of busy toddlers.” Charming the Birds from the Trees

“Frankly, I was blown away.” Raising Saints

“Goodnight Jesus by Angela Isaacs (illustrated by Nicholas Malara and published by Ancient Faith Publishing) is perfect for:

Any Orthodox family with children aged birth-5 years old

A shower gift for an Orthodox mom (I predict this will be THE go-to shower gift for the next year or so!)

A present for a godchild or grandchild

The library of an Orthodox church ” The Orthodox Mama

“The fact that the book teaches children to reverence the icon of Christ in everyone will make parents happy to read the book over and over. And there will always be kisses all around at the end of the reading!” Orthodox Christian Parenting

“If your little ones are the right age for board books, they need Goodnight Jesus, Angie Isaac’s new story about a little one kissing everyone good night.” Catherine’s Pascha