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What Does a Priest Do? What Does a Nun Do?
     

What Does a Priest Do? What Does a Nun Do?

by H. M. Alan (Illustrator), Susan Heyboer O'Keefe
 
Fireman, Ballerina, Priest, and Nun ....

Young children are fascinated yet a bit frightened by priests and nuns. This charming two-in-one book humanizes religious, making them friendly and approachable. Kids will discover that priests and nuns are just like them: they laugh, cry, work, play, and pray.

What Does a Priest Do?/What Does a Nun Do?--

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Overview

Fireman, Ballerina, Priest, and Nun ....

Young children are fascinated yet a bit frightened by priests and nuns. This charming two-in-one book humanizes religious, making them friendly and approachable. Kids will discover that priests and nuns are just like them: they laugh, cry, work, play, and pray.

What Does a Priest Do?/What Does a Nun Do?--

  • combines simple text with warm and humorous illustrations, done in sunny pastel colors by an award-winning artist.
  • serves as a subtle vocation starter by introducing the idea of the religious life as something "ordinary" people do.
  • simplifies the concepts of serving others and sharing the Good News.
  • shows priests and nuns in a variety of settings and an assortment of religious and secular dress.
  • includes a wide, inclusive array of religious and lay people.

About the Author:
Children's Book-of-the-Month-Club author Susan Heyboer O'Keefe has written One Hungry Monster...Good Night, God Bless...Love Me, Love You...and the Paulist PressTM title, It's Great to Be Catholic! She and her family live in northern New Jersey. H. M. Alan has illustrated many children's books, including the Paulist PressTM best-seller, Child's Guide to the Mass. He lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780809166985
Publisher:
Paulist Press
Publication date:
05/01/2002
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
6.97(w) x 8.39(h) x 0.19(d)
Age Range:
2 - 5 Years

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