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Jan 01, 2018
| ISBN 9789888341443
| 5-7 years
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Jan 01, 2018 | ISBN 9789888341443 | 5-7 years
As a young man Francis of Assisi renounced his wealthy background, dressed in coarse robes and lived in poverty. He believed every living creature and thing on earth was sacred and deserved respect. In this spirit, he founded the Franciscan Order, which endures today. Géraldine Elschner narrates in her poetic text the life and work of Francis of Assisi, one of the most famous saints of Christianity. Glowing reproductions of Italian frescoes and quotes by Pope Francis portray his life and works.
Originally from France, Géraldine Elschner studied Germanic and Romance languages.She has since translated scores of books from German to French and French to German, as well as writing some of her own stories. She draws inspiration from her three children… More about Géraldine Elschner
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