You might be surprised to learn about the saint who rode a donkey backwards, the saint who helped a "criminal" escape from prison, the saint who was afraid of water, the saint who was kidnapped by pirates, and lots more! Learn how ordinary men and women did extraordinary things and became known as saints. If you think you already know all there is to know about saints, you might decide to think again. Written for grades 1-6. Whimsically illustrated.
Also, great gift for First Communion Best Uses: Travel Reading; Describe Yourself: Everyday Reader; Pros: Easy To Understand, Holds Kids Attention, Stimulates Imagination
Happy Mom(Alabama, November 14, 2008)
I love the positive and human look at the saints - not just how they died. The comments after each story relate what the saint experienced to your own life with a focus on a child's perspective. Great fun for all ages! A great introduction to the saints! I will buy more for gifts! Best Uses: Education, Entertainment, Everyone; Describe Yourself: Mom; Pros: Engaging, Entertaining, Funny
For the grandchild who has everything ..
PJ(Mesa, AZ, April 22, 2009)
Sometimes it is difficult to find age appropriate gifts for children that you would like to expose to more religion. This is a cute way to do it without being overbearing. Best Uses: Gift, Younger Readers; Describe Yourself: Everyday Reader; Pros: Easy To Understand, Great Pictures, Holds Kids Attention, Positive Message, Stimulates Imagination, Teaches Good Values
Saints made Real
shellbell(wheeling, wv, April 28, 2011)
This makes a great First Holy Communion gift. Best Uses: Gift, Reference, Special Needs; Describe Yourself: Bookworm; Pros: Easy To Understand, Great Pictures, Holds Kids Attention, Keeps Parents Interest, Positive Message, Stimulates Imagination, Teaches Good Values, Well Written