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The Song of Francis and the Animals [Hardcover]

By Pat Mora (Author) & David Frampton (Illustrator)
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Saint Francis of Assisi, friend to all creatures, sings with various animals.

Publishers Description
With lilting verse and playful imagery, award-winning author Pat Mora celebrates the tender relationship between the beloved saint and the animals whom he adored. Woodcut artist David Frampton captures the exuberant songs of Francis and the animals in charming, colorful woodcuts that underscore the harmony between humans and the natural world.

Inspired by Saint Francisbs own reverence and love for animals, this book will encourage readers young and old to join in with the clucks of the chickens, the whirring of the cicadas, and the songs of the nightingale.

From The Book Jacket
<blockquote><I>"Baa-baa," sang the lamb.<br> "Shoo, go play," said Francis,<br> but the little lamb just grinned<br> and trotted happily behind the man<br> who preached to people and dogs<br> and flowers and fish and frogs.</I></blockquote> <p>With lilting verse and playful imagery, award-winning author Pat Mora celebrates the tender relationship between the beloved saint and the animals he loved. Woodcut artist David Frampton captures the exuberant songs of Francis and the animals in charming, colorful woodcuts that underscore the harmony between humans and the natural world.</p> <p>Inspired by Saint Francis?Ts own reverence and love for animals, this book will encourage readers young and old to join in with the clucks of the chickens, the whirring of the cicadas, and the songs of the nightingale.</p>

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Song of Francis and the Animals by Pat Mora & David Frampton has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Publishers Weekly - 06/27/2005
  • Kirkus Review - Children - 08/01/2005 page 854
  • Christian Advance - 09/01/2005 page 45
  • Booklist - 10/15/2005 page 58
  • School Library Journal - 10/01/2005 page 123
  • Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/2006 page 41


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Item Specifications...


Studio: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 12.24" Width: 9.42" Height: 0.42"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 2005
Publisher   Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
Grade Level  Pre School  
Age  3-7
ISBN  080285253X  
ISBN13  9780802852533  


Availability  0 units.


More About Pat Mora & David Frampton


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Award-winning PAT MORA's books include "Tomas and the Library Lady" and "Dona Flor." She is an Honorary Member of the ALA, the highest honor the association bestows on non-librarian members.
Husband and wife team STEVE JOHNSON and LOU FANCHER have illustrated "The Boy on Fairfield Street "by Kathleen Krull, "My Many Colored Days" by Dr. Seuss, and "New York's Bravest" by Mary Pope Osborne, among others."

Pat Mora currently resides in Santa Fe, in the state of New Mexico.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Animals > General > Fiction
3Books > Subjects > Children > Religions > Fiction > Fiction
4Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8
5Books > Subjects > Children > Literature
6Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living > General
7Books > Subjects > Religion & Spirituality > Christianity > Christian Living



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The Song Of Francis And The Animals is popular with pre schoolers  Jun 16, 2009
The Song Of Francis And The Animals is the most popular children's book sold in our Church book store. Texts and illustrations are outstanding.
 

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