The Book of Saints

Paul Harrison

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Wayland

9781526301864
32
Synopsis

What is a saint and how do you become one?
Who are the most well-known saints and why are they important?

This fascinating book answers these questions and tells the remarkable life stories of over 25 saints from around the world, including Saint Francis of Assisi, Saint Patrick, Saint George, Saint Joan of Arc, Saint Christopher and Saint Bernadette.

Find out about Saint George, the patron of England who never set foot in Britain; and Saint Joan of Arc, a 15-year-old girl who led the French army to victory.

Filled with historical information on the lives of saints, this is a perfect title to support religious education. It includes the most famous Catholic saints as well as more minor saints from around the world, plus details on feast days, patron saints and the process of becoming a saint.

An engaging layout and colourful images make The Book of Saints ideal for children aged 9-11 who are learning about religion.

In the media
This book tells the remarkable life stories of over 25 saints from around the world. The information puts the saints clearly in their historical and geographical context, encouraging children to think about the world.

Parents In Touch

This fascinating book is packed full of interesting and often little-known information about some of our best known saints.

Julia Etheridge The School Librarian