Children ages 5-8 are introduced to God's special friends--the saints and blesseds--and are inspired for a lifetime! Spanning various cultures, historical periods, and popularities, this compilation brings together stories of sixty-two holy men, women, and children. Including recent canonizations and beatifications, this collection offers a comprehensive and current library. Using simple vocabulary and colorful illustrations, each story contains biographical information, feast days, and prayers inviting children to imitate the virtues of these holy people.
Sr. Susan Helen Wallace, FSP, (1940-2013) was a Daughter of St. Paul for fifty years. She held master's degrees in theology and journalism and was a prolific writer. Sister Susan Helen had a particular love for the saints and considered Saint Therese of Lisieux a personal heavenly friend and intercessor.