Francis Woke Up Early

Francis Woke Up Early

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Series: Historical Booklists, Picture Books for the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Tag: Middle Ages
Publisher: Gingerbread House
Publication Year: 2011
ASIN: 0940112221
ISBN: 0940112221

**Description from Amazon: While other children’s religious titles focus on Saint Francis of Assisi as an adult, few, if any, have concentrated on the early life of the patron saint of animals and the environment. Stunning illustrations punctuate this beautifully told story of Saint Francis as a boy as he communes with natu...

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**Description from Amazon: While other children’s religious titles focus on Saint Francis of Assisi as an adult, few, if any, have concentrated on the early life of the patron saint of animals and the environment. Stunning illustrations punctuate this beautifully told story of Saint Francis as a boy as he communes with nature and treats even the fiercest of animals—a hungry wolf—with the same compassion he would show his grandmother. In a fearless display of courage, tolerance, and understanding, the young Francis makes peace with the wolf, foreshadowing his teachings of harmony with the world around us and man’s duty to protect nature.

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