The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith   -     By: Josephine Nobisso
    Illustrated By: Katalin Szegedi
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The Weight of a Mass: A Tale of Faith

Illustrated By: Katalin Szegedi
Liturgical Press / 2002 / Hardcover

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Couched in the language and look of a fairy tale, and rich in solemn beauty, this tale of what happened when a destitute widow begs only a crust of bread in return for offering the Royal Wedding Mass is based on a the tradition of a miracle that also promotes a love of the Eucharist. Beautiful, four-color illustrations by award-winning artist Katalin Szegedi, will draw both children and adults into this charming story. For all ages, especially recommended for ages 4 to 8.

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Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Dimensions: 11.75 X 8.5 (inches)
ISBN: 081462930X
ISBN-13: 9780814629307
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Couched in the language and look of a fairy tale, and rich in solemn beauty, this tale of what happened when a destitute widow begs only a crust of bread in return for offering the Royal Wedding Mass is based on a the tradition of a miracle that also promotes a love of the Eucharist. Beautiful, four-color illustrations by award-winning artist Katalin Szegedi, will draw both children and adults into this charming story.

Josephine Nobisso is the author of numerous award-winning children's titles.

Katalin Szegedi is a native of Hungary where she continues to create illustrations for children's books. She is the recipient of many awards for her illustrations including the 2004 Hungarian Illustrator of the Year award and the Hungarian equivalent to the Caldecott Medal in 2003. She is the illustrator for Ambrose and the Princess published by Liturgical Press.

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Author Bio

Josephine Nobisso is the author of several books, including The Numbers Dance, Show: Don't Tell!, and The Weight of a Mass She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Bank Street College's Best Book of the Year and a Catholic Press Association Award. She lives in Westhampton Beach, New York.

Editorial Reviews

Warmly illustrated by Katalin Szegedi, The Weight of a Mass is an original cultural folk tale based on a true story . . . its luminous artwork and fairy-tale ending win the children’s imagination.

Faith & Family

Lilting storytelling style. Charming.
School Library Journal

Wholly beautiful.
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