The Little Book of Saints

The Little Book of Saints

by Christine Barrely
     
 

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How does Saint Christopher keep us safe when we travel? Why is Saint Patrick always depicted with a nest of snakes? How did Cecilia come to be the patron saint of music? These wonders and more are explained in this treasure ofa book. The perfect gift for the devout or any religious occasion, this captivating collection recounts the extra-ordinary legends,

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How does Saint Christopher keep us safe when we travel? Why is Saint Patrick always depicted with a nest of snakes? How did Cecilia come to be the patron saint of music? These wonders and more are explained in this treasure ofa book. The perfect gift for the devout or any religious occasion, this captivating collection recounts the extra-ordinary legends, heartrending stories, joys, and sorrows of the most beloved saints, from the famous to the mysteriously obscure. Beautifully illustrated with historical pictures from prayer books and missals, this elegant keepsake is packaged with a padded cover, gilded edges, and a ribbon marker—a joy to have and to give.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811877473
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
03/23/2011
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
384,997
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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