View Preview Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls by Caryll Houselander Format Choose an optioneBookPaperback Quantity Catholic Tales for Boys and Girls quantity Add to cart Age Range: 4 and upTales about Catholic children to form your own little ones in holy wisdom and pietyCaryll Houselander is best known for the intensity of her vision of the suffering Christ and His immeasurable love for us, a theme that she frequently spoke of with breathtaking luminosity in her many books about Him.Few know, however, of the many remarkable stories she wrote for Catholic children — delightful tales that are simple but not shallow. Indeed, like her books for adults, they manifest a tender love of Christ and His little ones not commonly found among us these days.Here are twelve of Houselander's best tales, charmingly illustrated with Renée George's lively drawings of pirates and princesses, castles and kings.Through the tale of Jack and Jim, even young children will grasp the meaning of Christ's suffering; in Racla the Gypsy, they'll discover the charity which is at the heart of the Eucharist; in the The Curé's Guest, they'll see how Christ makes up for the sins of others.All the stories touch on Catholic themes, but these tales are not really catechetical. Yes, they do take for granted that Catholicism — especially prayer and the Mass — plays a large role in the lives of these children, but they do something more . . . and more important.Tale after tale introduces children to the tender love that Jesus has for each of them, and to the fire of love for Him that can burn in the hearts of Catholics — even in the hearts of little ones like themselves.There is no better gift you can give to a young child. Details Pages 160 ISBN or UPC 978-1-928832-74-4 Dimensions N/A Weight N/A SKU 741 SKU d20146 Reviews There are no reviews yet. Add your review Cancel replyYour rating * Rate… Perfect Good Average Not that bad Very poor Your review *Name * Email * Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. You Might Also Like Blessed Be God $34.00 Mystical City of God – Abridged $29.95 Louder than Words $5.00 A Brief Catechism for Adults $14.95 Treasure and Tradition $24.95
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