Bright And Holy Kids — Jesus
I was surprised by a box in the mail the other day from the publisher, Our Sunday Visitor. In it were 4 books from their new Teeny Tiny Theology series. My toddler immediately reached for them, shouting “I want!,” so I think they hit the nail on the head in appealing to their target audience. Let’s look at the Sacred Scripture book today. Written by Michael R. Heinlein and illustrated by Frank Fraser, this board book fits quite a lot about the Bible in 22 sturdy pages! The writing style is short and simple, as befits wiggly little ones,...
Artwork © 2013 Ignatius Press “This book reminds me of an animated movie,” my husband said upon first reading Little Life of Jesus by Anne Gravier to our young son. I thought it an apt description! The illustrations by Adeline Avril have a cinematic feel to them, upon which I will elaborate below. The text of Little Life of Jesus hits highlights of the New Testament; Jesus’ birth, the Presentation in the Temple, the Finding of the Boy Jesus in the Temple, the Baptism of Jesus, the calling of the disciples, Jesus performing miracles, Jesus letting the children come to...
In my last blog post of the year, I have another Christmas book for you! This one is geared for your youngest littles, and is a beautiful introduction to the Christmas story. Christmas! by Maïte Roche is yet another of her simple and sweet board books, and a wonderful addition to have in our Catholic book collection
This week got busy! Instead of a book review, here is a sneak preview from a book I’m currently working on about baptism. This illustration depicts Jesus ascending into Heaven and the Holy Spirit coming down to earth. It is drawn in the “retro” style I’ve been working on, and I hope you will find it as fun as I do! I’ll share more news about this book in the future. :)