Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Robin Currie  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction Poetry

Audience: Children;

Born:


Illinois Connection

Currie grew up in downstate Illinois. She earned a Bachelors of Elementary Education from Western Illinois University. She settled in Chicago. Currie now resides in Glen Ellyn.

Biographical and Professional Information

Robin Currie earned her MLS at The University of Iowa. She settled in Chicago where she edited preschool curriculum for David C Cook before working as Youth Services department head at Palatine Public Library.

Later in her life, she attended seminary at Luthern School of Theology in Chicago for both Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees. She served as Pastor at Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn until retiring.

Now Robin volunteers her time by reading to Headstart children weekly and is a Pastor Associate for St. Mark's Episcopal Church.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes. Currie is represented by: Cyle Young at the Hartline Literary Agency 123 Queenston Drive, Pittsburg, PA 15235 (412) 915-1790 *cyle (at) hartlineliterary.com

Selected Titles At Your Library

Baby Bible 123 /
ISBN: 078143906X. OCLC Number: 60313888

Faith Kids,. .

"Introduce your toddler to the big world of numbers with interactive Baby Bible 1, 2, 3!"--Cover back.

Baby Bible :
ISBN: 9780781448895. OCLC Number: 259801738

[David C. Cook],. .

Collects biblical stories for infants and toddlers that teach about Jesus Christ. On board pages.

Baby Bible :
ISBN: 0781430356. OCLC Number: 39890670

Chariot Victor Pub.,. .

Teaching your child to pray is one of the most important things you will ever do. But how do you teach a small child that prayer is simply talking to God? Jesus gave us the perfect example in the Lord's Prayer. It is short and simple, yet complete. Baby Bible: The Lord's Prayer explains each part of the Lord's Prayer in an age-sensitive, fun way that will delight your child. Hands-on activities and brightly-colored illustrations will make learning about prayer fun and easy. Your child will look forward to the special moments when you learn to talk to God together.

Baby Bible :
ISBN: 0781435161. OCLC Number: 47173637

Faith Kids,. .

Simple verses, songs, prayers, and activities to help young children express worship to God.

From the heart :
ISBN: 0585202737. OCLC Number: 44958612

Teacher Ideas Press,. .

A resource book designed to help teachers and librarians plan literature based programs on the theme of friendship and its different forms.

Full speed ahead :
ISBN: 0872876535. OCLC Number: 18587792

Teacher Ideas Press,. .

"Introduce children to literature with stories and activities about things that go! Approximately 125 picture books are annotated, and a skills index allows the activity leader to use stories that will reinforce such skills as rhythm, following directions, and word recognition. Grades PreK-3"--Amazon website.

Full speed ahead :
ISBN: 0585207267. OCLC Number: 44958571

Teacher Ideas Press,. .

Glad rags :
ISBN: 0872875628. OCLC Number: 16131889

Libraries Unlimited,. .

Provides activities based on children's books centered on the theme of clothes, including specific types of apparel, accessories, and concepts of getting dressed and taking care of clothes. For grades preK-3.

More baby Bible stories /
ISBN: 0781435285. OCLC Number: 46704443

Faith Kids,. .

Mudluscious :
ISBN: 0872875172. OCLC Number: 44958504

Libraries Unlimited,. .

My Bible friends read-and-do book /
ISBN: 081984795X. OCLC Number: 36739589

Pauline Books & Media,. .

An easy-to-read collection of stories about twenty-eight major Old and New Testament figures that contains special messages, prayers, and text-oriented activities.

Noah and the big boat /
ISBN: 0781401984. OCLC Number: 36008283

Chariot Books,. .

Raising the roof :
ISBN: 0872877868. OCLC Number: 44958465

Teacher Ideas Press,. .

Second helpings :
ISBN: 1563080737. OCLC Number: 44958832

Teacher Ideas Press,. .

Straw into gold :
ISBN: 1563080745. OCLC Number: 28721351

Teacher Ideas Press,. .

A variety of activities for PreK-3.

The Baby Bible ABCs /
ISBN: 1434765423. OCLC Number: 297146507

David C. Cook,. .

Learn the alphabet with help from Bible stories.

The baby Bible animals
ISBN: 9781434765413. OCLC Number: 297146506

David C. Cook,. .

Many animals appear in the bible, from lions and donkeys to the crew of Noah's Ark!

The Baby Bible Christmas storybook
ISBN: 9780781403689. OCLC Number: 491955545

David C. Cook,. .

Presents brief Bible stories, with suggested activities for each sentence in the account, that retell the story of the birth of Jesus. On board pages.

The Baby Bible storybook /
ISBN: 0781400767. OCLC Number: 32211658

Kingsway Publications ;. .

Introduce your toddler to the excitement of reading the Bible in a way that he or she can really enjoy. The specially selected stories and brightly colored illustrations will provide new people to meet, places to see, and stories to hear. Each story includes simple activities and hand motions to go with the stories.

The mini Easter book
ISBN: 0745928382. OCLC Number: 30068172

Lion,. .

The story of Christmas /
ISBN: 0784707146. OCLC Number: 38852358

Standard Pub.,. .

Seven different animals tell the story of baby Jesus and the first Christmas. Activity suggestions help keep children involved in each story and promote interactive learning.

The story of Easter /
ISBN: 0784705933. OCLC Number: 35325323

Standard Pub.,. .

Seven different animals tell what they learned about Jesus as they witnessed the events from his entry into Jerusalem through his appearance to his disciples after his resurrection. Includes instructions for reader to use sounds and movement.

The very best story ever told :
ISBN: 1506438113. OCLC Number: 1016013208

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The Very Best Story Ever Told shares the essence of the gospel story in a unique and creative way, from God's love for the world to Jesus' life to the Spirit surrounding us today. Each line of the rhyming story includes important words reinforced with American Sign Language signs to engage the whole child.--from publisher.

Tuktuk :
ISBN: 9781628558821. OCLC Number: 960699604

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Preparing for the dark, cold winter, a collard lemming outwits other arctic animals to line his nest with a furry kamik (boot).

Wings like eagles /
ISBN: 0745921493. OCLC Number: 877488772

Lion,. .

Zacchaeus, the little man /
ISBN: 0781401992. OCLC Number: 35757899

Chariot Books,. .

A simple retelling of the New Testament story about the dishonest tax collector, Zacchaeus, and what happened when he met Jesus.