About the CEB Deep Blue Kids Bible

Kids will dive deep into God’s word with the CEB Deep Blue Kids Bible. This engaging, interactive Bible offers four-color icons and illustrations throughout with a wealth of notes, devotionals, Bible trivia, and other interactive elements to capture inquisitive young minds. Plus the CEB Deep Blue Kids Bible will encourage a thirst for God’s timeless message as young readers join three life-like kids in discovering the Bible and what it means to their lives.


Discover It book introductions include explanations of people and places from that book of the Bible, a who’s who guide, main theme, key verse, and basic timelines that connect the events children learn in school to the biblical text.

Bet You Can! reading challenges denote specific portions to read within suggested timeframes, enabling kids to experience a rewarding sense of accomplishment while developing  a foundation of Bible reading. 

In-text notes cover four key developmental areas: Sailboat notes highlight positive character traits and emotions; Umbrella notes address challenging character traits and emotions; Lighthouse notes discuss age-appropriate theological concepts; and Life Preserver notes give context to passages that are confusing or hard to understand.

God’s Thoughts life applications bring out major Bible themes and encourage age-appropriate response and reflection.

Did You Know? call-outs focus on fascinating Bible trivia and explain biblical customs and practices.

Navigation Point memory verses are highlighted within the Bible text. 

Other features:

  • 5 3/8” x 8 3/8’
  • 8 point type
  • 1536 pages
  • 4-color throughout
  • Presentation page
  • In-text subject headings
  • Translation footnotes 
  • 8 full-color maps exclusively from National Geographic Dictionary

About the Common English Bible

The first translation built by a community for the community.

Why do you need this translation? Because the Common English Bible is uncommon. It’s fresh. It’s contemporary. You can understand it from the start.

It’s the ONLY Bible to have this many translators, from American, African, Asian, European, and Latino communities, from this many denominations. That means accuracy, precision, sensitivity, and breadth.

It’s the ONLY Bible to seek feedback from hundreds of everyday readers, of all ages, to help the scholars translate the Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek Biblical texts into modern conversational English. That means clarity.

Begin reading and living it today. To see for yourself, visit CommonEnglishBible.com.


For what age of children was the Deep Blue Kids Bible written?

The notes in the Deep Blue Kids Bible were written with children 7 to 12 in mind. But children learn at different paces, so younger children may enjoy many parts of the Deep Blue Kids Bible as they grow in their faith, and older children will gain a deeper appreciation of the notes and biblical text as they age.

What is the Common English Bible?

The Deep Blue Kids Bible contains the entire text of the Bible in the Common English Bible translation. The CEB was built by the collaborative effort of 120 Bible translators from 24 denominations and 500 Bible readers from diverse backgrounds and hundreds of different churches.  Using words and phrases that sound natural and conversational, it is a balanced, accurate, and sensitive translation that mirrors how people talk, read and write. Find out more at CommonEnglishBible.com.

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