Item description for 365 Fun Facts for Catholic Kids by Bernadette McCarver Snyder...
Overview Treat yourself to fun facts, daffy definitions, and saintly surprises! Plus riddles, tongue twisters, and answers to questions like these: Do you know why you can't drown in the Dead Sea? Bernadette McCarver Snyder is well known for her books full of snickers and surprises. In this book, she fills eacy day with fun facts for children of all ages.
Publishers Description Ants and can'ts...cannons and cans...heroes and heretics, papal bulls and bumblebees, lions and legends, and a whole lot more. Got a minute? Good That's all it will take to treat yourself to fun facts, daffy definitions, and saintly surprises Plus riddles, tongue twisters, and answers to questions like these: - Do you know why you can't drown in the Dead Sea? - Do you know which saint had a horse named Geraldine? - Do you know how many drops of water it takes to fill a teaspoon? - Do you know what the word "footle" means? Dip into this book and discover a new idea for each day of the year. Look up today, look up yesterday, look up last week. Look up your birthday, your best friend's birthday, or your unbirthday But look up Life is fun. Facts are fun. And so is this book. Don't wait. Don't hesitate. You'll find an idea to help you meditate and cogitate--on every date. It's great Bernadette McCarver Snyder is well known for her books full of snickers and surprises. In this book, she uncovers 365 "did you know?s" and "wonder why?s" to fill each day with fun facts for children of all ages. "Paperback"
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Studio: Liguori Publications
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.96" Width: 5.97" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 1989
Publisher Liguori Publications
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Fun Facts
ISBN 0892433094 ISBN13 9780892433094
Availability 94 units. Availability accurate as of May 25, 2017 10:16.
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More About Bernadette McCarver Snyder
"God made me do it," Bernadette says. "I had planned to write the great American novel but when I sat down at the typewriter, God laughed and sent me in a new direction." Since then, Bernadette McCarver Snyder has had 32 humor/inspiration books published-and over half are the products of Liguori Publications.
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Reviews - What do customers think about 365 Fun Facts for Catholic Kids?
Good general trivia - was hoping for more Catholic trivia Jan 7, 2007
The book contains very interesting facts. My six year old and I have enjoyed reading the daily facts. However, I was a little disappointed as I was hoping the facts would be less general and more religious in nature i.e., more about the church or saints lives, etc.
365 great ways for your child to grow in faith Sep 19, 2003
Here's the book you've been wanting to give your child and one they'll actually be excited to read. "365 Fun Facts" doesn't just educate; it sparks interest in their Catholic faith by providing digestible tidbits of information and encourages them to push that faith farther in their daily lives.
Each day's entry starts out with an interesting fact, from stories of saints to national holidays (US) to science trivia, even a bit of popular culture and both Church and American history. Even parents will learn a thing or two! The daily passage concludes with simple ways your child can grow in his or her Christian faith, both in thought and action. In addition, some entries suggest creative activities - like making a scrapbook, outlining the family tree, folding paper airplanes - that can be done together. Humorous illustrations also dot each page.
As an adult I'm consistently impressed by the seamlessness of fact and faith in this book. Being a strong Catholic or even a compassionate person is not as hard as us older folks make it out, and kids, especially those who read this book, understand that well. Synder transforms the perils of Superman, the Great Wall of China, and the wedding at Cana into reasons for reexamining our faith and actions, thus making Catholicism slightly more accessible for those a little resistant to Catholic education of the parochial or Sunday school variety. (i.e., March 27: Superman may have had X-ray vision, but how might we use X-ray vision to see into other people's lives and try to understand what happiness or sorrow they are experiencing?) Kids will have no trouble relating to these simple lessons that form the foundation of their faith, and I only regret that more of us hadn't read it when we were younger.
Every day is special Jun 4, 2001
Each day of the year has a special Catholic tidbit of information. Some are for small children, for pre-teens, for adults, for lapsed Catholics, and some are just plain interesting!
The booklet isn't really intended as a classroom type reading, but instead, as a handy book to just offer a starting point for further study.