Tomie dePaola was a beloved children's book writer and illustrator. When he was an art student and saw the Giotto frescoes of the life of Mary in the Arena Chapel in Padua, Italy, he decided he would create his own visual version one day. Mary, The Mother of Jesus is just that. dePaola's splendid depiction of the Mary's life, from her birth to her coronation as Queen of Heaven, is sure to touch the of every child, and adult.
These beautifully written and illustrated episodes draw on the Bible, Church tradition, and pious legend to present the woman chosen by God to bring the Savior into the world. In sharing these fifteen stories, dePaola encourages a lifelong love for and devotion to Mary. They will draw children closer to her son and invite them, like Mary, to say "Yes" to the presence of Jesus in their lives.
This book could be a cherished item in your library or a meaningful gift!
Size: 10.2" H x 8.8" W
Publication date: September 22, 2020
Children Ages: 6-8
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