When Barnabas was a child his name was Joses but later on he was given the name Barnabas because that name meant Encourager. Barnabus was very good at encouraging people! He encouraged many believers to keep following Jesus.
"The latest in a series of books about biblical characters in the ‘Biblewise Series', these attractive books engagingly tell the stories of the great men and women in the bible. They are simply and vividly illustrated so as to hold the interest of the young reader, but again they would be an excellent means of bonding between older and younger generations" - New Life, Australia's Christian Newspaper
Carine Mackenzie’s talent for retelling Bible stories has meant that children from all over the world have been given the opportunity to discover Jesus Christ for themselves. The first title written in the kitchen with the assistance of a basin of water has inspired the production of many other books. Carine now has just under 150 different titles in print and sales of over 3 million books. She stays in Inverness, Scotland.