GREAT Saint Series by Ignatius

in 1GRD, 2GRD, KGRD, Peek Inside, Religion, Saints Picture Books

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I am so excited about this new series from Magnificat and Ignatius.  They’re translated from French, and they’re fantastic!  See the top four books here or at Ignatius here, here, here, and here.

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The illustrations are adorable.

Here is Francis and the leper below. You can see more from each book at the Ignatius links above.

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It’s really important to me that the kids identify and develop an affection for the saints we read about.  Below you how substantial they are!

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They cover the saint’s lives all the way to death, but everything is handled very sensitively. Here’s where Therese’s mom dies.

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As you can see below, they aren’t babyish books at all, though the pictures are charming enough to hold the little ones’ attention, even if they don’t catch every word.

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Even the burial pictures are beautifully done.  NO sad.  All good.  We LOVE them.

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1 admin February 12, 2014

You are so welcome! It’s good to know folks enjoy it.

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2 Kristin February 12, 2014

My book wish list is growing longer and longer! Thanks for the recommendations!

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