At a time when our children desperately need authentic heroes, Catholic Saints for Children holds up well-known giants of our faith for young readers to be inspired by and imitate.
Simple, engaging texts highlight these saints' fascinating lives. Accompanied by memorable watercolor illustrations, each delightful account models heroic love for God. A prayer for the particular gifts for which these saints are known follows each inspirational story. Thirty saints lives in total.
Included in this volume:
Blessed Virgin Mary Joseph Peter Paul Augustine Genevieve Benedict Hildegard of Bingen Dominic Francis of Assisi Louis Rita Catherine of Siena Joan of Arc Ignatius of Loyola Teresa of Ávila Philip Neri Vincent de Paul John-Baptist de La Salle Kateri Tekakwitha John Vianney Frédéric Ozanam John Bosco Bernadette Charles de Foucauld Thérèse, the Little Flower Maximilian Kolbe Pier Giorgio Frassati Mother Teresa John Paul II
Prepare your young children for Christmas by reading aloud these delightful and inspiring stories. Familiar customs such as the Advent wreath and the Christmas tree, as well as traditions from other parts of the world, are woven into charming stories with colorful illustrations. Included are stories from the Bible related to the birth of Christ, along with tales of children learning the true meaning of Christmas.
Ages 3 to 7 years
Sophie de Mullenheim
The joy and hope of Christmas are at the heart of this book intended for the whole family. Starting with the 1st of December (like an Advent calendar) each day has a new story, leading up to Christmas. Richly illustrated, this collection includes stories based on the Gospel accounts of the birth of Christ, as well as stories about Advent and Christmas customs. Also presented are original tales about living the Christmas message.
Ages 6 and up