About this Book:
Comicolor Saints are ideal for those who want more than a coloring book. In Saint Bakhita of Sudan, children find themselves drawn into the story of this African woman who was captured as a slave as a young girl. She was sold in the slave trade until she was taken to Italy and became the servant of Mrs. Michieli. She experienced kindness for the first time since she had been stolen from her family. She went to school with the Canossian sisters and eventually became a Catholic and a Canossian sister herself. Children will learn the value of each person, the virtue of hope and the promise of God's care for us, and the beauty of forgiveness. This coloring book also features cut-out trading cards, activities, and games. Ideal for ages 6—8.
Features & Benefits:
- Comic-style illustrations attract kids of all ages.
- Includes trading cards.
- Ideal for ages 6-8.
About the author:
Sr. Virginia Richards was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1955, but was raised in California. She drew pictures and cartoons ceaselessly through childhood years and entered the Daughters of St. Paul in 1970. She has done cartoon animation, handmade greeting cards, children's illustrating, and children's studies, and currently works at the community's art studio in Boston, Massachusetts.
d. Thomas Halpin, FSP , a member of the Daughters of St. Paul for thirty-five years, currently resides and works in Boston as an author and illustrator for Pauline Books & Media. Over the years she has co-authored countless children’s books, including many of Pauline Books & Media’s perennially best-selling coloring and activity books.
Trim size: 8 1/4" x 10 3/4"