The Good News Version Rainbow edition is an excellent first full Bible for children, specifically designed to be read by them with guidance from an adult. ​It contains the full Bible text in a clear, readable style, along with 16 full-page colour illustrations plus the iconic and well-loved line drawings by Annie Vallotton.

Extra features have been written especially for those who are new to Bible reading: All-new book introductions; How to find Bible references; Suggested ways to begin reading; 100 famous stories; An overview of the biblical story in 40 key passages; Where to find help in the Bible.

Other helps include: Sidebar navigation, listing the preceding or following books in the margin of every page; New maps; Word list with simple definitions.