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Brother Wolf, Sister Sparrow: Stories about Saints and Animals

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Brother Wolf, Sister Sparrow: Stories About Saints and Animals tells of the relationships between animals and the holy men and women who cared for them.

Synopsis:

From Saint Francis to Saint Brigid, this book highlights the relationships between the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky and twelve holy men and women who cared for them. Through simple faith and compassion, these remarkable men and women were able to tame ravenous wolves, chum cow's milk into buckets of golden butter, and rescue hunted does and stags.

Synopsis:

From Saint Francis to Saint Brigid, this book highlights the relationships between "the beasts of the field" and the birds of the sky and twelve holy men and women who cared for them. Through simple faith and compassion, these remarkable people tamed ravenous wolves, rescued deer, and rode whales. Eric A. Kimmel's warmhearted tales and John Winch's splendid illustrations will encourage peace and understanding among all creatures.

Table of Contents

Saint Ambrose and the bees — Saint Blaise and the animals — Saint Brendan and the whale — Saint Brigid and the cows — Saint Francis and the wolf — Saint Giles and the doe — Staint Herve and the hen — Saint Hormisdas and the camels — Saint Hubert and the stag — Stain Hugh and the swan — Saint Kevin and the otters — Saint Notburga and the pigs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780823417247
Retold:
Winch, John
Author:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Retold by:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Retold:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Illustrator:
Winch, John
Author:
Kimmel, Eric A.
Publisher:
Holiday House
Location:
New York
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Saints
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Christian patron saints
Subject:
Christian saints
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series Volume:
31
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Elementary and junior high
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.68x9.42x.39 in. 1.04 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 64 pages Holiday House - English 9780823417247 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From Saint Francis to Saint Brigid, this book highlights the relationships between the beasts of the field and the birds of the sky and twelve holy men and women who cared for them. Through simple faith and compassion, these remarkable men and women were able to tame ravenous wolves, chum cow's milk into buckets of golden butter, and rescue hunted does and stags.
"Synopsis" by , From Saint Francis to Saint Brigid, this book highlights the relationships between "the beasts of the field" and the birds of the sky and twelve holy men and women who cared for them. Through simple faith and compassion, these remarkable people tamed ravenous wolves, rescued deer, and rode whales. Eric A. Kimmel's warmhearted tales and John Winch's splendid illustrations will encourage peace and understanding among all creatures.
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