If you're looking for a book to introduce your child to the Saints, this is a beautiful option. The life of St. Francis is filled with messages for our children about what is important. What did he choose to do with his life? The lovely illustrations bring the historical time period to life and there is an angel watching over all.
34 pages 978-0802851239 Ages 4 and up
Keywords: saints, Christianity, values, animals, compassion, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
This is the story of a rich man's son who gave up his wealth and lived and worked among the poor. He loved all God's creatures and called them his sisters and brothers. His name was Francis.
In this beautifully illustrated and sensitively written book, Brian Wildsmith tells the story of Saint Francis. Combining fine black pen and ink with the luminous colors of stained glass, he infuses each illustration with the serenity and sincerity of Saint Francis's message. This elegant, over-sized picture book is sure to be treasured by the entire family.---from the publisher