Karol, The Boy Who Became Pope: A Story About Saint John Paul II

Karol, The Boy Who Became Pope: A Story About Saint John Paul II

by Jem Sullivan, William J. Maloney
     
 

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“In the beautiful country of Poland, in the town of Wadowice, lived a boy named Karol. His family and friends called him “Lolek.”

As a boy he played with his friends, helped his neighbors, and prayed with his family. When he grew up he became a priest, a bishop, and a beloved pope.  This story will take you on adventures alongside Karol,

Overview


“In the beautiful country of Poland, in the town of Wadowice, lived a boy named Karol. His family and friends called him “Lolek.”

As a boy he played with his friends, helped his neighbors, and prayed with his family. When he grew up he became a priest, a bishop, and a beloved pope.  This story will take you on adventures alongside Karol, the boy who would one day become a great saint of the Church. 

Karol, The Boy Who Became Pope reveals the power of faith and family in the young life of the “pope of the family,” Saint John Paul II. Written by Jem Sullivan, catechist and author, and beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist William J. Maloney, Karol is a delightful and inspiring children’s story about one of the great saints of our age.

Special Bonus Feature:
Excerpt from Saint John Paul II’s Letter to Children
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781618906175
Publisher:
TAN Books
Publication date:
05/28/2014
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
742,996
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 10 Years

Meet the Author


Professor Jem Sullivan holds a Doctorate from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. For over a decade, she has taught graduate level courses as adjunct professor in the Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies, Washington, D.C. She has taught a course on Christian Art and catechesis and evangelization and writes for a variety of publications on art, including the Catholic liturgical resource Magnificat. She is the author of two books from Our Sunday Visitor, A Study Guide to the United States Catholic Catechism for Adults, and The Beauty of Faith: Christian Art and the Gospel. She has served as a volunteer docent at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. leading visitors through the museum's masterpiece collections. 

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