Saints and Their Stories

Saints and Their Stories

  • ISBN-13: 9780819871343
  • $14.91

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Saint and Their Stories This sumptuously illustrated collection of biographies introduces young readers, ages 7–10, to eighteen popular saints. Historical and biographical information is enriched by cultural and artistic traditions,—and even a few legends. Saints and Their Stories includes:   Saint Ann Saint Joseph Saint John the Baptist Saint Peter Saint Paul Saint Cecilia Saint Helen the Empress Saint Lucy Saint Ambrose Saint Augustine Saint Benedict Saint Francis Saint Anthony of Padua Saint Catherine Saint Rita Saint John Bosco Saint Bernadette The Archangel Gabriel Includes a presentation page, making it an ideal gift for First Communion, birthdays, and  favorite saints’ feast days.   About the author and illustrator:   Author Maria Loretta Giraldo was born in Padua, Italy. She has written numerous rhymes which appear in many elementary school reading books. Ms. Giraldo’s fables and stories are featured regularly in the Messenger of Padua. With Nicoletta Bertelle she has published several books.   Illustrator Nicoletta Bertelle was born in Padua, Italy where she currently lives and works. She attended the Institute of Art and the School of Illustrating under the direction of Stephan Zavrel. Ms. Bertelle gives workshops and presents animated readings in schools and libraries. She has illustrated a number of books for various publishers both in and outside of Italy.

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