Patrick: Patron Saint ofIreland-Tomiede Paola
Rates up there as one of the best picture book author’s of saint stories. Patrick Saint of Ireland is informative and interesting. At the back of the book is ‘extra’ information about St Patrick.
In Seven Saints for Girls are Sts Victoria, Sylvia and Pauline.
St Athanasius by FA Forbes
The White Stag by Kate Seredy
Retells the legendary story of the Huns’ and Magyars’ long migration from Asia to Europe where they hope to find a permanent home. Language is exceedingly rich and descriptive.
The Lantern Bearers -Rosemary Sutcliff
Concludes the Roman Britain trilogy. Aquila, a young legionnaire, chooses to stay behind, in order to join the fight to save his native land when threatened by a tide of invaders, the last of the Roman Auxiliaries leave Britain forever.