With all of the beautiful artwork of the original Saints and Angels and lovely features such as a smaller trim size, gold leaf, ribbon bookmark, velum cover, and bookplate; this special gift edition will be treasured for years to come. With details on the lives of the most famous saints and insight into the celestial world of angels, this is the perfect springtime holiday present. Each page is devoted to the life and work of one saint or angel and contains interesting life facts, stunning illustrations, the saint's feast day, and patronages. A calendar of feast days invites children to celebrate the lives of saints throughout the year.
|Product dimensions:||5.83(w) x 6.44(h) x 0.46(d)|
|Age Range:||8 - 12 Years|
About the Author
Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of nonfiction for young readers. In 1991 she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for MacDonald's Take One: Rubbish, and in 1992 she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then she has written more than 20 children's books on a wide range of subjects. She is the author of Kingfisher's recent Saints and Angels. Claire lives in Hertford.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Beautiful book about the most popular Saints & Angels. I purchased as a gift for a girl's First Communion. It was very colorful, nicely written and age appropriate.
I was very disappointed with this book. The illustrations are beautiful, and I purchased this book to build my child's self esteem and also learn goodness. Instead, it seemed almost overly objective, not noting the miraculous works of these persons who became saints, but often that little is known about them or ambiguity regarding what they did to deem them holy. It also mentions often about how they died, bluntly and abrupt; almost as if the writer couldn't get enough information about their goodworks BUT BOY COULD HE TELL YOU HOW THEY DIED!..So if you want to have your child look at you blankly, waiting for how we apply their good works...and ask you,'What does 'beheaded' mean?' Then this is the book for you. Not for me.