Author(s): Margaret McAllister
This elegantly illustrated picture hardback collects together the stories of men and women, leading remarkable and inspiration lives in the Christian faith. Margaret McAllister tells the stories in her own inimitable style - lively, touching and vivid. Some stories are told in the first person, others as if by onlookers, giving variety to the tales, and each concludes with extra information about the life of the saint. Alida's illustration style, which is inspired by ancient art and architecture, is perfectly suited to the book, full of grace and sophistication. A beautiful and informative book. The stories are: Peter, Paul, Perpetua and Felicity, Patrick, Cyril and Methodius, Francis and Clare, Martin de Porres, Teresa of Avila, Ignatius of Loyola, Bernadette of Lourdes, Padre Pio: Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, Josephine Bakhita
Margaret McAllister is an experienced author for children, first published in 1997. She has written a number of books for leading publishers, and has been shortlisted for the Ottakar's Children's Book Prize. She specialises in historical fiction. Alida Massari is an award winning artist who studied Illustration at the European Institute of Design in Rome. She finds inspiration from ancient art and architecture. She describes her work as modern with an ancient atmosphere.
Saint Peter Saint Paul Saints Perpetua and Felicity Saint Patrick Saints Cyril and Methodius Saints Francis and Clare Saint Martin de Porres Saint Teresa of Avila Saint Ignatius of Loyola Saint Bernadette of Lourdes Padre Pio: Saint Pio of Pietrelcina Saint Josephine Bakhita