Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls
Publication Date: November 19, 2002
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Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls is the perfect book to introduce young ones to the immense love offered by Christ and His profound suffering. Through twelve of award-winning author Caryll Houselander's cherished stories, children can deepen their understanding of the Catholic faith while being thoroughly enchanted. Quirky illustrations from Renae George bring each story to life as young readers follow along on an exciting journey full of pirates and princesses, castles and kings.
Instill in your child an unshakeable appreciation for Christianity with Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls. From Jack and Jim's tale of Christ's suffering to Racla the Gypsy's exploration of charity, Christian morality has never been more easy or enjoyable for your little one to read. Let the vibrant stories within quietly enlighten hearts so that children come out wiser on the other side!
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I was hoping this would be something our family would enjoy reading outloud. I don't think the stories worked well for that. I think it would be good for a young reader though. Note that in the first story the children enter a stranger's house alone without parental permission and eat a meal. Nothing wrong with the story at all. Another time another place. Just might be something to be aware of to remind of appropriate behavior with strangers.
Our third grader loved this book so much that she read it in less than two days - couldn't put it down!