A History Book Your Child Will WANT to Read! {GIVEAWAY}

In Fear of the Spear

What parent doesn’t want his or her child to learn about how God has worked throughout history to save His people? But sitting down for a faith history lesson is not exactly every child’s favorite way to spend time. A dry textbook or worksheet doesn’t make history come alive. And while there are some great movies out there to help kids understand historical events, many parents are looking for alternatives to screen time that will engage their children in learning—to make them excited and want to learn. Does that sound impossible?

I can guarantee you, it is not impossible. Imagination Station books are the answer that Christian parents have been waiting for and kids have been begging for. In this book series, created by the award-winning team that brought us Adventures in Odyssey, kids take a journey through history, using their imagination. They learn about history characters as if they are friends by following the adventures of young Patrick and Beth. And because faith and values are woven seamlessly into the stories, children learn how to call upon God in their everyday choices and actions.

The Imagination Station is an invention created by the owner of Whit’s End, John Avery Whittaker, in the fictional town of Odyssey. The Imagination Station takes its passengers back in time during key points in history to places like Nazi-occupied Germany, Greenland, Egypt, Rome, and even Bethlehem. Kids learn about famous historical Christians such as Corrie ten Boom, Saint Patrick, and Telemachus.

The Imagination Station books are perfect for children just starting to feel confident in reading a chapter book on their own. Your child will be captivated by the stories and want to read every book in the series.

The latest exciting Imagination Station book takes your child to the rain forests of Ecuador, a land of tribal warriors. Patrick and Beth have escaped from volcano lava only to be separated again, and no one knows exactly where Beth has gone. Eugene and Patrick frantically try to fix the Imagination Station so they can find Beth, who unbeknownst to them has landed in the Amazon jungle. Will Patrick find Beth? Will Eugene be able to fix the broken Imagination Station? What will happen to the strange man with who was speared?

Find out in the latest Imagination Station adventure, In Fear of the Spear!


Want to win a copy of In Fear of the Spear? We have five copies to give away. To enter, leave us a comment. Have you or your kids ever listened to an Adventures in Odyssey episode? My daughter is fairly obsessed with them and listens to them on CDs all the time! One of our favorite sets is the Platinum Collection.

Winners will be selected by random on Friday, February 12. USA only, please.


  1. I listened to Adventures in Odyssey when I babysat. I definitely need to get the buddies into them! They love a good story.

  2. Beth Dunkum says

    They sound really exciting! With 6 grandchildren it’s sure to be read many times! Sounds like the cds would be great for car trips!

  3. We’ve not had the opportunity to listen to them, but hope to! 🙂

  4. As a kid, I listened to Adventures in Odyssey on the radio. My boys like the series as well.

  5. My son has read a few Imagination Station books and really enjoyed them.

  6. My 9yo daughter has read all of these! My son is 7yo now and will be ready to read them very soon!

  7. We HAVE listened to some Adventures on Odyssey, but not in a long time- we should get those back out! I know that my son would love to read this book. Thanks for hosting!

  8. My kids live the Imagination Station books!

  9. My older kids have but sadly the younger one has missed out! Would be great to win.

  10. I would LOVE to win a copy of this for my kids!! We would read it together.

  11. We love Adventures in Odyssey. I had NO idea there were books. I’ve been trying to find a way to get my son to enjoy reading as much as I do. 🙂

  12. Yes, we’ve listened to a few and really enjoyed them!

  13. My grandchildren absolutely love Adventures in Odyssey. I’ve also purchased Imagination Station books! We love them all!

  14. We love AIO, and we love this series!!! Thanks for letting us know there was a new one out 🙂

  15. Kimberly Griffith says

    We haven’t and it is something I have always wanted to do. I know they would love them!

  16. We love Adventures in Odyssey!! 🙂

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