Stories of the Saints

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This compilation of stories about popular saints is a perfect introduction for young readers to learn about their extraordinary lives

“You are like light for the whole world,” Jesus told his followers. "When people see the good things you do, they will praise God.” In the Christian tradition, saints are remembered as shining examples of their faith. Their stories reveal them to be ordinary people who are extraordinarily transformed. Saints profiled include: 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 Ávila, Saint Ignatius of Loyola, Saint Bernadette of Lourdes, Padre Pio:Saint Pio of Pietrelcina, and Saint 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 specializes in historical fiction. Alida Massari is an award-winning artist.