Adventure Bible Reaches 10 Million Milestone

May 2023 – Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, is pleased to announce that the Adventure Bible has surpassed a significant sales milestone, with more than 10 million units sold through all its translations.

“The Adventure Bible brings the stories and concepts of Scripture to life for children,” said Kevin Traub, senior marketing director of Bibles for Zonderkidz. “We love to see them get excited about reading their Bibles. It’s a privilege to be a part of delivering God’s Word to the next generation of believers.”

adventure bible coverCreated in 1989 by Dr. Larry Richards, the Adventure Bible is the best-selling children’s Bible in the country and is recommended more than any other Bible for kids by Christian schools, churches, and families. The full-color features keep kids engaged and helps them grow closer in their relationship with God.

“Through our core commitment to offer beautiful Bibles in multiple translations, for all ages and stages of readers, we celebrate the more than ten million lives changed by the Adventure Bible,” said Melinda Bouma, vice president and publisher of Bibles for Zondervan. “We eagerly anticipate many more young lives impacted by this work for years to come.”

The Adventure Bible is available in several translations: New International Version (NIV), New International Readers Version (NIrV), New King James Version (NKJV), New American Standard (NASB) and the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV).

About Zondervan: Zondervan, a worldwide leading Christian publisher of books and Bibles, is part of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, Inc. Its publications include a variety of Bible translations for all ages; books in different genres and subject areas for the general reader; curriculum for individual and group Bible study; books for children and young adults; academic resources including textbooks and reference books; ministry resources; and books on faith and culture. Zondervan is located in Grand Rapids, MI. For more information, visit