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Saints: Lives and Illuminations
tells the stories of over seventy remarkable men and women who have provided spiritual examples to Christians from the very beginning of the church up to the present day. In addition to well-known saints like Patrick and Francis of Assisi, this volume also explores the lives of such lesser-known figures as Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and Saint Bernardino.
With biographical sketches and beautiful, detailed portraits, author-illustrator Ruth Sanderson appeals to our persistent fascination with these saints who have lived out their faith in profound and dramatic ways.
For the first time, all of the saints featured in Sanderson's two earlier works, Saints and More Saints, are brought together into a lovely small-format edition that will make a perfect gift for readers of all ages.
This combined edition or our picture books Saints & More Saints presents the stories of remarkable people martyrs, hermits, miracle workers, scholars, and evangelists who were the pioneers of the early Church and who spread the Christian faith to the rest of the world. / With brief biographical sketches and lush pencil and oil portraits, author and illustrator Ruth Sanderson stokes the flame of our centuries old and ongoing interest in the faith and lives of these spiritual examples saints who have forever changed the way we look at and live our lives in relationship to God.
Ruth Sanderson has illustrated many books for children,including Cinderella and The Snow Princess(both Little, Brown) and the companion volumes Saints:Lives and Illuminations and More Saints: Lives andIlluminations. Her artistic style is inspired byRenaissance art, icons, illuminated manuscripts, oldengravings, and woodcuts. She lives in Easthampton,Massachusetts.