The main characters of this classics, fiction story are Hopeful, Christian. If you have a time of family worship, this would be a great way to engage your younger children during that time. • CURRICULUM LESSON (PDF: Master Plan, Free Lesson) • STORYBOOK SAMPLE (PDF: Table of Contents, Intro, Chapter One) Order online or 800-695-3387! Two things that might help you and your kids enjoy this book. The language of the original is retained, and the illustrations are plentiful and imaginative—accurate enough that this book is probably not best for the youngest kids.

But the classic book-length adaption for children is Eerdmans’s Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of 324 pages and is available in Paperback format. Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.

After all, Bunyan wrote this masterpiece in the 17th century! Pilgrims Progress, even the Dangerous Journey version, is a dense story.

On the one hand it is a work of folk literature. Click for HUGE NEW OFFER!

We believe that God is the loving Father of all kids. Christian encounters Mr. Worldly-Wiseman 22 6. Perhaps one of the weaknesses of this book, in my humble opinion, is that the language has been modernized. Please make sure all fields are filled out. Christian seeks after the Town of Morality 26 7. That’s why we never charge for our curriculum or even ask for donations. Copyright © 2007-2020 Ministry-to-Children.

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It is as though we lose the full force of Bunyan’s words when we update the language.

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By introducing our children to the doctrines found in this book through the writing genre of allegory, parents are beginning to lay the foundation for true Christian faith that we, assuming our own faith in Christ as Lord and Savior, pray that our children might some day make their own.

Christian is pursued by Obstinate and Pliable 13 3.

Because of the graphic display of the pictures, it is recommended for children older than eight years old. Christian flees from the City of Destruction 9 2.

We believe that children and parents benefit from a  strong Christian education program in the church. What I have noticed is that through these illustrations, they have given a “face” to the works of the devil and are beginning to see the reality of his work in our world to the believer.

This famous story of man's progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written.

First, don't be a slave to the text. Learn more. It’s an exciting journey into the heart of Pilgrim’s Progress, John Bunyan’s timeless classic written in today’s English and adapted for children. Erough the ages, parents have read The Pilgrim’s Progress to their children much as they read Bible stories to them. helps you tell kids about Jesus by providing age-appropriate Bible study material and Sunday School curriculum – all 100% free online. (My kids especially enjoy the musical by the youth of Covenant Life Church.) Every week, thousands of churches use our Bible lessons, craft ideas, printable resources, and coloring pages to teach kids the Christian faith. Keep in mind that the modernization of the language is almost necessary to be able to relate to the reader what is being said by the author.

William B. Eerdman’s Publishing Company:  Grand Rapids, 1985.