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Gianna and Lorenzo are in Assisi for the day, in the care of their great uncle, Brother Antonio, while their parents visit a winery. At first, the children are not happy about being there, but Brother Antonio saves the day with a fun way to show the children around and teach them about the life of St. Francis. Illustrated by lush scenes of the Italian town of Assisi, this delightful tale blends history, geography, and the life of one of our most beloved saints into an appealing and faith-filled adventure for the children.
Number of Pages: 32
Vendor: Franciscan Media
Publication Date: 2014
|Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)|
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Children will learn about both St. Francis and Assisi in this lovely tale for children ages 5-8, illustrated with the warmth and colors of the Italian countryside. As Gianna and Lorenzo lose themselves in the game, they come to better understand the qualities that marked St. Francis: humility, gentleness, kindness, simplicity, and love. In turn, the cousin’s relationship is mended as they come to see the good in each other.