Stories of the Saints | Legends for Children
Stories of the Saints | Legends for Children
STORIES OF THE SAINTS - BOLD AND INSPIRING TALES OF GRACE AND COURAGE
As exciting as any Greek myth, as inspiring as any story about knights of the round table, these bold and exciting stories of the Christian saints are filled with history, adventure, and inspiration. Here, the lives of 70 Christian saints are organized chronologically (from 2nd century bishop St. Polycarp to Mother Teresa) and richly illustrated in a large (12” x 7.6”) hardcover format.
From Augustine to Mother Teresa, officially canonized as St. Teresa of Calcutta, discover seventy of the best-known and best-loved saints and read their riveting stories.
- Francis of Assisi, whose gentleness tamed a man-eating wolf.
- Valentine, a bishop in the time of ancient Rome, who spoke so often of Christ's love that his saint's day in February, has been associated with courtly love since the Middle Ages.
- St. Thomas Aquinas, the great teacher.
- Peter Claver, who cared for hundreds of thousands of people on slave ships after their voyage as captives.
- And Bernadette, whose vision of Mary instructed her to dig the spring that became the healing waters of Lourdes.
Each saint is illustrated in a dramatic and stylized full-color portrait, and included in every entry are the saint's dates, location, emblems, feast days, and patronage. Taken together, these stories create a rich, inspiring, and entertaining collection of tales about people who have become legends.
OTHER SAINT STORY BOOK IDEAS
Saint stories abound in Waldorf second grade classes as this is the time when most 8 year olds find their independent and adventurous side, with a bit of mischievousness here and there. Other popular saints include Saint Nicholas, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Odelia and many, many saints from a selection of stories in this book, as well as Stories of the Saints by Margaret McAllister and Stories of the Saints by Siegwart Knijpenga.
- Stories of the Saints
- Written by Carey Wallace and illustrated by Nick Thornburrow.
- Published by Workman Publishing,NY, NY; March 31, 2020.
- Ages 8 to 15 years.
- 0.7" H x 12.1" L x 7.6" W (2.2 lbs) 232 pages
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