with young children in mind, this book is a shortened and simplified
version of the popular, best-selling Tell
Me about the Catholic Faith.
Suitable for children in pre-school and kindergarten, Tell
Me about the Catholic Faith for Small Children is
a comprehensive view of the Catholic Church with gorgeous four-color
illustrations on every page.
book begins with the most important stories and characters of the
Bible, beginning with the Old Testament: Adam and Eve, Noah, Abraham,
Moses, and David. Next comes the New Testament with Mary and Joseph,
Jesus, John the Baptist, the twelve apostles, and the sisters Mary
history of the Church is then traced through the first Christians,
the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and into modern times. The exciting
story unfolds with thumbnail sketches of great men and women of
faith: some well-known and beloved saints, such as Francis and Clare
of Assisi, along with the recently canonized Kateri Tekakwitha and
Father Damien of Molokai.
basic beliefs of the Catholic Church as well as her major sacraments
and feast days are all briefly described. This rich treasury of
information is sure to fascinate young children while teaching them
the most important elements of their Christian heritage.