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Beautiful art paired with gentle souls Gorgeous illustrations paired with reproductions of popular ethereal artwork spanning more than a millennium, this compendium of saints' and angels' lives is now available in paperback. Children will be captivated by the courage, kindness, and generosity of the scores of saints and angels described in this book. A calendar of feast days, glossary, and index complete the volume. Among those included are the apostles, Sts. John the Baptist, Joan of Arc, and Elizabeth Ann Seton. Details of popular feast days, patronages, the choirs of angels, as well as the guardian and fallen angels are included.
Claire Llewellyn is a prize-winning author of nonfiction for young readers. In 1991 she was shortlisted for the prestigious TES Junior Information Book Award for MacDonald's Take One: Rubbish, and in 1992 she won that award for My First Book of Time. Since then she has written more than 20 children's books on a wide range of subjects. She is the author of Kingfisher's recent Saints and Angels. Claire lives in Hertford.
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Publishers Weekly The elegant volume offers accessible, simple text introducing more than 30 saints and angels, as well as illuminating reflections such as "What Is a Saint?" all accompanied by excellent reproductions of fine art. Children's Literature Gold-edged pages, a blue ribbon bookmark, heavenly blue and gold endpapers, and a see-through book jacket printed with saints and angels make this an attractive gift book for young people and adults.