The Seriously Surprising Story

This Easter, share a seriously surprising story with the children in your life.

Bible Society New Zealand is giving away 85,000 copies of The Seriously Surprising Story booklet.

The Seriously Surprising Story follows the path that Jesus’ followers took from Jerusalem to Emmaus where they talked to someone who gave them a massive surprise! Check out the animated version of The Seriously Surprising Story below (To download video – click here. Right click on the link and choose “Save target as” in the option. Video size is approx. 95 MB)

Order your copies

Please order your free copies using the form below. If you want to order bulk copies, use the form on the right in the red box.

The booklets will be available for shipping in the first week of March. To read the terms and conditions of this offer, click here.


Use this form if you want to order 1-5 copies.


Use this form to order more than 5 copies. Note: maximum order is 200.

You can help us reach 85,000 Kiwi kids!

We need your help! We can only do this thanks to the generosity of Christians all over New Zealand. Every donation of $8.50 reaches 10 Kiwi kids. You can contribute to this campaign by making a donation using the secure form below.


We have a downloadable poster that you can print and put up at your church or group. To download, please click here (PDF size: 1.94 MB).