Item description for More Once upon a Time Saints by Ethel Pochocki & Kathy Holbrook...
Overview Relates briefly the lives and deeds of seventeen saints, including Hyacinth, Martha, Servulus, Simeon, and Zita
Publishers Description Here are yet more of "those human and lovable people whose mysterious passion for God led them into preposterous escapades." Ethel Pochocki presents a follow-up collection of wildly distinctive saints--from Hyacinth to Zita to Longinus to Kentigern. Readers will again be charmed by the vivid immediacy of their settings. We find out what very real people they were, these saints who lived and breathed in a world as changeful as our own. Ethel Pochocki leads us through their adventures, joys and sorrows to the truly happy ending each one gained.
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Studio: Bethlehem Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.25" Width: 7.25" Height: 8.75" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 1998
Publisher Bethlehem books
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 1883937345 ISBN13 9781883937348
Availability 2 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 20, 2016 05:24.
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More About Ethel Pochocki & Kathy Holbrook
Award-winning author Ethel Pochocki wrote many books for children, including The Attic Mice, Rosebud and Red Flannel, and Maine Marmalade. A long-time resident of Brooks, Maine, Ms. Pochocki died in December 2010. Artist and illustrator Mary Beth Owens collaborated with Ethel Pochocki on several books. Parenting magazine selected Owens's book A Caribou Alphabet as one of the ten best picture books of 1991, and her book Prize in the Snow was awarded the 1995 Lupine Award and the Christopher Award. Ms. Ownes lives in Walpole, Maine.
Reviews - What do customers think about More Once upon a Time Saints?
Whimsical introduction to the saints Mar 29, 2001
This book is a compendium of brief lives of the saints told in the manner of fairy tales. The approach has the advantage of capturing and holding the attention of young readers (it did mine). The author is an excellent storyteller and in a marvelous way is able to capture the spirit and personality of each individual saint. No child who reads this book will ever hold the stereotype of saints as pious bores!
Christian Fairy Tales Mar 27, 2000
Lives of the Saints books are common to many Catholics, but this book adds a delightful twist by telling the stories in the manner of fairy tales. My children have enjoyed them immensely although the dividing line between real and legend is sometimes hard to tell.