Arch Books Announces Latest Releases

St. Louis, MO – Concordia Publishing House introduces three new Arch ® Booksto its legacy collection. Lydia Believes, Nicodemus and Jesus, and The Songs of Christmas are available for preorder now and will be available in bookstores starting July 1.

CPH will celebrate 50 years of Arch Books in 2015. The three latest books add to the extensive library of more than 100 engaging Bible stories already available. These resources help young readers learn how God works in all aspects of our lives.

“Through these stories we are able to share God’s love and faithfulness across generations,” said Peggy Kuethe, CPH editor. “Customers tell us often that as they read Arch Books to their children, they remember the stories being read to them. These books are a staple for any Christian family library.”

Each Arch Book contains 16 pages of easy-to-read rhymes and a special message. More than 60 million copies have been sold and shared around the world. Timeless truths are communicated to children and create enduring memories.

The series captivates the attention of children aged 2-12, and adults alike, through short portrayals of complete Bible stories. They are easy to comprehend and remember. Each book includes a letter to parents, providing in-depth information about the Bible story. This allows them to answer their children’s questions about God and His people as the stories are read.

For more information or to buy Arch Books, visit, call (800) 325-3040, or stop by your local Christian bookstore. 

About Concordia Publishing House

Concordia Publishing House (CPH) is the publishing arm of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. For over 140 years, CPH has been providing individuals, churches, and schools with products that are faithful to the Scriptures and the Lutheran Confessions. From books and Bibles to church supplies, curriculum, and software, CPH offers over 8,000 products to support the proclamation of the Gospel worldwide. Visit CPH online at