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Known fondly as "The Good Pope," John XXIII was recently canonized as a saint, and his daily Decalogue continues to be a source of inspiration for people the world over. In this picture book, graceful illustrations connect the text to everyday life, showing how the statements apply to school, family, and friendships.
The pairing of Saint John XXIII's cherished words and Bimba Landmann's symbolic artwork instills readers of all ages with a sense of peace while they savor each page. This lovely book provides the perfect reminder of how to make the most of every day.
|Publisher:||Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||8.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 9 Years|
About the Author
Saint John XXIII served as pope from 1958 until his death in 1963. During his lifetime, he helped save the lives of thousands of Jews fleeing the Holocaust, made a significant effort to resolve the Cuban missile crisis, and founded the Second Vatican Coun
Bimba Landmann has illustrated over a dozen children'sbooks, including Clare and Francis, InSearch of the Little Prince, and I Am MarcChagall (all Eerdmans). Bimba was born in Milan, Italy,where she currently lives with her husband and son.