Month: February 2021

The First Easter and The First Easter Day

Title: The First Easter Author: Jesslyn DeBoar Illustrator: David Clar Publisher: Zonderkidz Ages: 0 – 3 And Title: The First Easter Day Author: Jill Roman Lord Illustrator: Kimberley Barnes Publisher: Worthy Kids, Hatchett Book Group. Ages : 0 – 3 Today, I’m reviewing two board books with similar titles:  The First Easter and The First …

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Make Room: A Child’s Guide to Lent and Easter

Author: Laura Alary Illustrated: Ann Boyajian Publisher: Paraclete Press Age Range: 4 – 7 From the opening page of this beautiful book I was entranced.  The lines read: “This is the season of Lent. The church is dressed in purple.” What impressed me most about this picture book is the poetic style of writing.  Coming …

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Counting on Faith: Useful and fun Catholic counting book

Author: Maurice Prater Illustrator: Jason KoltuniakPublisher: Divine Providence PressAge Range: 3 – 6 This is a great read aloud book that follows the conventional format of a counting book. On each page Maurice Prater has chosen something numerical from scripture, e.g., the TEN commandments, or the FOUR writers of the gospels. This is such a …

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I Am God’s Storyteller: such a great Catholic book

Author: Lisa Hendey Illustrator: Eric Carlson Age Range: baby to about 10 -11 Publisher: Paraclete Press My favourite story books are the ones that you can read to the whole family.  This gorgeous book by the brilliant Lisa Hendey will be enjoyed by all children regardless of their age or level of understanding. What is …

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