Easter

Peter and the Big Breakfast: Bright Catholic Picture Book

Author: Andrew McDonough Illustrator: Andrew McDonough Publisher: Lost Sheep Resources Age Range: 4 – 7   This is the third book of Andrew McDonough’s that I have read and reviewed.  The three books, The Way of the Cross, Peter and the Rooster and Peter and the Big Breakfast describe the events of Easter in simple, …

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The Easter Story: Classic Easter Picture Book

Author: Brian Wildsmith Illustrations: Brian Wildsmith Publisher: Oxford University Press Age Range: 5 – 8   This book was first published in 1993 by seasoned author and illustrator Brian Wildsmith.  It has been re-released a number of times and is considered a classic Easter book for children. The standout feature of this book is, of …

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An Easter Story: Peter and The Rooster

Author: Andrew McDonough Illustrator: Andrew McDonough Publisher: Lost Sheep Resources Age Range: 4 – 7   Another entertaining Easter story book from Australian Christian writer, Andrew McDonough.  Although Andrew McDonough is not a Catholic writer, this story book is suitable to use with Catholic children.  It is a fun and simple retelling of the story …

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The Way of the Cross

Author and Illustrator: Andrew McDonough Publisher: Lost Sheep Resources Age Range: 4 – 7 This bright picture little book by Australian author, Andrew McDonough, follows what McDonough cites as the fourteen traditional Gospel readings of Easter.  The events chosen do not follow the fourteen stations of the cross found in Catholic churches.   So, you can …

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That Easter Sunday

Author: Nadishka Aloysius Illustrator: Iaz Abdul Cader Publisher: Self Published Ages 8 – 11. Parental or Teacher Guidance Recommended.  This review is published on Easter Sunday, 2021, two years after the bombing of three Christian churches and two motels in Sri Lanka. Two hundred and ninety-five people lost their lives.  This story for children is …

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Jubliee and the Legend of the Donkey’s Cross And The Easter Storybook.

Title: Jubilee and the Legend of the Donkey’s Cross Author: Holli Worthington Illustrated: July Enright Publisher: Page Publishing, NY. Age Range: 5 – 8 And Title: The Easter Storybook Author: Laura Richie Illustrated: Ian Doyle Age Range: 7 – 10 Because I’m having trouble finding authentically ‘Catholic’ Easter books for children and teens – this …

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The Easter Story: Little Golden Books

Author: Jean Miller Illustrator: Jerry Smath Publisher: Little Golden Books, Penguin Random House Age Range: 3 – 6 This is another non-denominational story book that describes the events of Easter.  It is not specifically Catholic, however it does describe the Last Supper with Jesus’ words quoted directly from scripture. The book mentions ‘crucifixion’ but does …

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He’s Risen! He’s Alive and Jesus Washes Peter’s Feet

He’s Risen!  He’s Alive! Author: Joanne E. Bader Illustrator: Richard Heroldt Publisher: Arch Books Age Range: 5 – 9 And Jesus Washes Peter’s Feet Author: Glynes Balec Illustrator: Unada Gliewe Publisher: Arch Books Age Range: 5-9 I eagerly anticipated these two little books from Arch Books.  They were really cheap for a start, which makes …

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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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