Brother Francis

The Life of Francis of Assisi

Jakob Streit

Price:
£9.99
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

A retelling of the life of Francis of Assisi for children aged six and up.

Format:
paperback
Size:
234 x 156 mm
Publisher:
Waldorf Publications
Subject:
Story Books & Anthologies; Religion & Spirituality
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations
Age Range:
From 6 to 10 years
Extent:
56 pages
ISBN:
9781936367405
Publication date:
25 Jul 2013

Description

The many wonderful stories about St Francis of Assisi have been loved for over seven hundred years, and yet the power of them is undiminished.

This concise book includes key stories, retold by master storyteller Jakob Streit, to introduce children to the works of the great saint.

Suitable for children aged six and up.

Author

Jakob Streit (1910-2009) was born in Switzerland, in the picturesque village of Spiez. He was a teacher for many years, using Waldorf teaching methods in his public school classroom. He regularly told stories for his students, and between 1940 and 2004 he wrote over forty children's books encompassing nature stories, Bible stories, biographies and historical stories.

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