St. Francis said, "Jesus wants you to love him most of all."
Children will be delighted by this wonderfully illustrated book. Each of the twenty-four short stories tells of an event in the beloved saint's life. Along the way, children will learn about virtue, the Faith, and love of God and neighbor. Each story includes a prayer written for children, asking God to help them imitate St. Francis and grow in their own faith.
Filled with colorful illustrations and catchy rhymes, Saintly Rhymes for Modern Times teaches children that everyone is called to be a saint. These kid-friendly rhymes allow children to see the beauty of Christian holiness through the lives of our more recent saints.
A beautiful way to introduce children to beloved saints. Created by artist Adalee Hude, each amazing illustration is rich with color and detail, reminiscent of magnificent stained-glass windows. Each page includes a Latin word associated with that particular saint, along with a brief discussion of the word's meaning.
The delightful story of how St. Thérèse learned to be the "little flower" in God's garden, and that even the smallest thing, when done with great love, is precious in God's eyes. This is the perfect introduction to the "little way" that children will treasure. Includes a biography of the beloved saint.
Little Thérèse Martin could be a very stubborn young girl. All too often, if someone wanted her to say "yes," she wanted to say "no"!
But then, as she is preparing for her First Communion, Thérèse discovers a way to turn her everyday trials and tribulations into something beautiful for Jesus. Join Thérèse (and her family) as she learns to “gather roses from amid thorns.”