St. Patrick is one of Ireland's most beloved saints, known to Irish, Irish-Americans and people all over the world. Young listeners will appreciate the rich greens that fill the watercolor illustrations, and young readers will enjoy reading along with the expressive text. From his early days as a slave to his return as a priest, the story of St. Patrick is one for all children. Recommended for ages 8 and up.
This book on St. Patrick for kids recounts the life of one of our most celebrated saints. In Patrick: Saint of Ireland, author Joyce Denham draws upon legend and St. Patrick's own writings to tell kids this saint's fascinating story and to offer them important lessons about life and faith. St. Patricks own prayers provide a lyrical element to the adventure. Luminous illustrations by renowned artist Diana Mayo help young readers understand how St. Patrick brought light into a dark time of cruelty and superstition. The combination of beautiful artwork and lively storytelling makes this book a wonderful keepsake. Ages 4 and up.