The Song of Francis and the Animals   -     By: Pat Mora
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The Song of Francis and the Animals

Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co. / 2005 / Hardcover

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With lilting verse and playful imagery, award-winning author Pat Mora celebrates the tender relationship between the beloved saint and the animals he loved. Woodcut artist David Frampton captures the exuberant songs of Francis and the animals in charming, colorful woodcuts that underscore the harmony between humans and the natural world. Inspired by Saint Francis's own reverence and love for animals, this book will encourage readers young and old to join in with the clucks of the chickens, the whirring of the cicadas, and the songs of the nightingale. For ages 3 and up.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 12 X 9 (inches)
ISBN: 080285253X
ISBN-13: 9780802852533
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With lilting verse and playful imagery, this award-winning author celebrates the tender relationship between the beloved saint and the animals whom he adored.

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PreS-Gr 2-Mora's narrative about the Saint and his tender relationships with wild creatures is more poetry than story. The lyrical text describes how Francis speaks with birds, tames a wolf that threatens the people of Gubbio, and re-creates the manger scene with the help of villagers, lambs, an ox, and a donkey. Throughout, the animals sing and call back to him. Some Italian phrases are included, with a translation at the front of the book. The variety of species that populate Frampton's vibrant, detailed two-page woodcuts will delight youngsters. The animals are full of character and personality and emphasize Francis's belief in their gentleness. The fierce wolf turns into a fawning supplicant and a falcon shelters the sleeping man with spread wings. While this book may be more relevant to parochial than secular schools, its message of treating all living things with kindness is universal. Francis's compassion for a worm shows children an example of having respect for even the lowliest of creatures.-Jane Barrer, formerly at Washington Square Village Creative Steps, New York City Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.

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