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The Little Book of Saints

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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 ...

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780811877473
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 3/23/2011
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 196,525
  • Product dimensions: 4.00 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2014

    I highly recommend this book!

    I purchased this book as a gift for my best friends mother's birthday. I loved the book because of the beautiful design and charm of the cover. When I got it home, I opened a page to take a quick read of the contents and enjoyed it so much that I ordered a book for me. The present was given at the birthday luncheon and someone else opened the book and started sharing the information with those whose names were in the book and teased those who weren't. Its a very fun and interesting read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2011

    Lovely little book for someone who's interested in this type of thing

    I bought this book for my sister-in-law who is Catholic and very religious. Although the printing isn't quite as well done as the old prayer cards, it really is lovely and gives a little history on each saint. Unique!

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    Posted October 26, 2011

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