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Song of Francis
Table of Contents
About The Book
This new edition of the joyful celebration of Saint Francis of Assisi features a contemporary design and beloved Tomie dePaola’s signature art refreshed to its original brilliance and vivacity.
Come and bless the Lord,
Because the Lord loves you.
Francis is so full of God’s love that he wants to sing His praises. His glorious singing inspires birds of every color, and even the sun and moon, to join him in joyful celebration. Tomie dePaola’s simple text and vibrant, fully refreshed illustrations bring the spirit of Saint Francis of Assisi to life for even the youngest children.
About The Illustrator
Tomie dePaola (1934–2020) was the beloved author and/or illustrator of more than 270 books for young readers, including the children’s classic, Strega Nona. He was the recipient of the Newbery Honor, Caldecott Honor, and the 2011 Children’s Literature Legacy Award for “significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature.” A native of Connecticut, Mr. dePaola studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and spent much of his life in New London, New Hampshire. Visit his work online at Tomie.com.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (September 13, 2022)
- Length: 32 pages
- ISBN13: 9781534494916
- Grades: P - 3
- Ages: 4 - 8
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- Book Cover Image (jpg): Song of Francis Hardcover 9781534494916
- Author Photo (jpg): Tomie dePaola Photograph © Laurent Linn(0.1 MB)
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