Brigid’s Cloak

Eerdmans Books for Young Readers - On the day she is born Brigid receives a brilliant blue cloak from a mysterious Druid. Beautifully illustrated by Helen Cann, Brigid's Cloak sparkles with the timelessness of legend and the transcending power of faith. Is it her imagination that suddenly takes her to an unfamiliar land? Or is it something far greater that leads Brigid to a crowded inn in a town called Bethlehem?Bryce Milligan's eloquently told story about Brigid is a moving tale of compassion and wonder.

Years later, the young girl still wears the now tattered but beloved cloak while she tends her sheep. The wind groaned and swirled that night and likely it seemed to tearthe thatch from the roof. But when the baby gave her first cry, thewind shushed to a whisper and the stars began to sing. Brigid's cloak retells an ancient tale about one of Ireland's most beloved saints.

Roses in the Snow: A Tale of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary

Quis Ut Deus Press - Dessi jackson's lively storytelling voice draws listeners into another time and place, while Lydia Grace's beautiful watercolor illustrations provide a richly detailed delight for the eyes. Elizabeth of Hungary. Elizabeth loves to hear her grandmother's stories, and none is more dear to her than the story of her namesake: St.

Together the two recall the holiness and charity of this great saint while preparing to celebrate her feast day. This charming tale is wonderful to read aloud for the young and young at heart.

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland

Holiday House - An illustrated tribute to the Irish patron saint from the best-selling author of Quiet, Strega Nona, and many others. Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. Beloved children's book author-illustrator tomie depaola recounts the life of Saint Patrick—from his noble birth in Britain, to his captivity in Ireland, to the visions which led him to return and found the first Christian church in Ireland.

With his signature bold illustrations and engaging prose, Tomie dePaola recounts a number of legends about the Saint—including the well-known story of how he drove the snakes from Ireland, and his association with the shamrock. This timeless picture book is a perfect introduction to these important Irish legends, and an ideal St.

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland - Patrick's day gift— perfect for sharing with your family. Also available in a special board book edition, Saint Patrick, for the youngest readers.

Brigid and the Butter: A Legend about St

Pauline Books & Media - This story of the first miracle of St. Brigid of ireland will encourage children ages 4 to 7 to learn about this generous saint! Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. When a beggar woman asks for the only food Brigid has - a dish of butter - she learns how to open her heart in generosity and love. Brigid wants to feed the hungry, but she is often hungry herself.

Fiona's Luck

Charlesbridge - It is up to one cunning girl, fiona to come up with a plan to get the luck and good tidings back from the leprechauns to help the people of Ireland. The luck of the irish has waned after the greedy Leprechaun King has taken all the good fortune in Ireland and locked it away. Patrick’s Day as well as all year round.

Luminous and enchanting illustrations add to the wonder of this original folktale, that is sure to charm readers young and old who are looking for a bit of magic to spark their story time. Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. Through clever charades, fiona uses her wit to outsmart the powerful Leprechaun King and restore luck to the Emerald Isle.

Fiona's Luck - An original folktale full of wit, magic, and leprechauns, that is sure to delight for St. Charlesbridge Publishing.

Saint Valentine

Aladdin - With his healing skill and his deep faith he restored her sight. For this tale rich in sentiment, master illustrator Robert Sabuda has created exquisite paper mosaics to suggest early Christian art that resonates with both subtlety and power. Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. Charlesbridge Publishing. What we now call valentine's day began when he sent the little girl a secret message, which she received after the Christian martyr was executed.

. How did valentine's day, one of our most popular holidays, begin? It started in ancient Rome when a kind physician named Valentine took an interest in a young blind girl.

Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill

Holiday House - Fleeing home, Fin tells his wife of his worries. But clever oonagh the giantess has a plan— with her wits and her skills and her magic charms, she sets out to trick Cucullin and save her husband. Charlesbridge Publishing. Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. Fin m'coul lives atop windy knockmany Hill, and spends his days with the other giants of Ireland, moving huge stones to build a causeway to Scotland.

But one morning, the strongest giant in the land, he hears a rumor that Cucullin, is coming to find and fight him. Used book in Good Condition. When the fiercest giant in all of ireland comes knocking at his door, by the bestselling author-illustrator of Strega Nona, what can peaceful Fin M'Coul do to escape him? An ALA Notable Book, Quiet, and many more.

Fin M'Coul: The Giant of Knockmany Hill - Full of humor and charm, tomie dePaola's retelling of this classic fable is boldly illustrated, with detailed borders based on ancient Irish metalwork.

Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato

Puffin Books - Used book in Good Condition. Buoyant watercolors are framed by thin orange borders. An engaging read-aloud choice for St. Charlesbridge Publishing. Patrick's Day. Booklista cheery picture book, with the artist using the lighter, brighter side of his palette. Attractive and amusing. Kirkus reviews Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland.

Illustrated in dePaola's signature style, this has an inviting look.

Fiona's Lace

Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - Charlesbridge Publishing. An irish family stays together with the help of Fiona’s talent for making one-of-a-kind lace in this heartwarming immigration story from the New York Times bestselling creator of The Keeping Quilt. Many years ago, times were hard in all of Ireland, so when passage to America becomes available, Fiona and her family travel to Chicago.

And it is the lace that will always provide fiona with memories of Ireland and of her mother’s words: “In your heart your true home resides, and it will always be with you as long as you remember those you love. This generational story from the family of patricia polacco’s irish father brims with the same warmth and heart as the classic The Keeping Quilt and The Blessing Cup, which Kirkus Reviews called “deeply affecting” in a starred review, and embraces the comfort of family commitment and togetherness that Patricia Polacco’s books are known for.

Fiona's Lace - Then when the family is separated, it is the lace that Fiona’s parents follow to find her and her sister and bring the family back together. They find work in domestic service to pay back their passage, and at night Fiona turns tangles of thread into a fine, glorious lace. Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland.

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Saint Felix and the Spider

Quis Ut Deus Press - This delightful story is a pleasure to read aloud while the captivating illustrations are a joy for both young and old. Will she ever have a friend and feel at home in this new space? This fanciful tale of love and friendship was inspired by the life of Saint Felix, a third century priest who escaped the Roman persecution in part through the intervention of a spider.

. When a tidy little spider is evicted from her home in an even tidier old woman’s cottage, she is cast away to begin her new life in a faraway dark place. Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. Charlesbridge Publishing. Used book in Good Condition.

St. John Bosco and His Big Gray Dog

Caritas Press - During those times, a very special guardian would appear to protect him. Charlesbridge Publishing. It is hard to believe that anyone would have ever wanted to hurt good Father John Bosco. He helped so many people. Used book in Good Condition. St. John bosco and His Big Gray Dog. In this way, god saved the holy priest from harm so he could complete his mission and help children come to know God.

Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland. But there were times when his life was in danger.