St. Ignatius of Loyola: Leading the Way
St. Ignatius of Loyola: Leading the Way
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Using historical records and beautiful artwork, this full-color graphic novel for children ages 8-10 tells the exciting life story of Saint Ignatius of Loyola.

About this Book:

In the year 1491, in the Spanish town of Azpeitia, the Lord of Loyola and his wife give birth to a son, Ignatius. Growing up to serve the royal court of Castile and fight as a knight against the French, Ignatius seems to be fulfilling his dream of living like the men described in his chivalry and romance books. But when he starts reading about the life of Christ and the lives of the saints, he starts to feel unfulfilled by his current ways...

What causes Ignatius to reconsider his lifestyle? Will he continue his military career? Or will he discover how to be a very different kind of "soldier?"

Features & Benefits:

  • Presents content in graphic novel format
  • Introduces the faith in an appealing way
  • Includes an explanation of the Spanish Inquisition
  • Offers exposure to discernment of spirits

About the Author:

Toni Matas is a children's author and publisher based in Barcelona, Spain. He has more than twenty years of experience in writing books, graphic novels, movies, and video games for children. Over the last eight years, Toni has collaborated with the illustrator, Picanyol, on a number of children's books. He is a father of three.

About the Illustrator:

Picanyol has over forty years of experience in creating comics and games for children. His illustrations have been published in children's magazines and books and have been featured on CD-ROMs, DVDs, and apps. He has created some of the most famous cartoon characters in Spain. Over the past eight years, Picanyol has been illustrating books and graphic novels written by his friend, Toni Matas. Picanyol is a father of five and currently lives in Moja, Spain.

Product Details:

Binding: softcover
Category: Saints / Children / Intermediate
Trim size: 8¼" x 10¾"
Pages: 64

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