New Books from Holy Heroes on Rosary and Angels

Holy Heroes has new books on the Rosary and Angels

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New Picture Book Bio of Beverly Cleary

Beverly Cleary is best known as the author of over forty children’s books such as Ramona the Pest and The Mouse and the Motorcycle , but once upon a time she was a little girl who had a hard time learning to read. Just Like Beverly is a new picture-book biography of the author written …

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New Molly McBride Book About Obedience

Molly McBride and the Christmas Pageant: A Story About the Virtue of Obedience (MMCP) makes its way into Catholic family collections this holiday season. Christmas Pageant is the fourth Catholic children’s picture book in the series by Ohio author/illustrator Jean Schoonover-Egolf. The kindergarten class at Holy Trinity School is having a Christmas pageant, complete with …

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The Gift of Music Combined with Prayer

Music is one of God’s greatest gifts to us.  Children are naturally moved by music and respond to it even before they are born!  There is no better place to foster this development than in your home.  Fun musical play activities create an effective learning environment and foster family bonding.  When children interact with parents, they learn.  …

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Help Your Young Child Be Friends with Jesus

Jesus, Do You Want to Be My Friend? Is a new picture book by Mark Restaino, illustrated by J.P. Alcomendas. It is a charming, colorful book based on the idea that children can always talk to Jesus and ask him questions. Each two-page spread features an illustration combined with a question and a Bible verse. …

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How to do “Active Reading” with your Young Child

Reading to your child from the time he or she is born is a wonderful, rewarding activity. Not only does it serve as an opportunity for bonding and developing a close relationship, it is also educational, helping your young child develop vocabulary, comprehension, and pre-reading skills. Active reading takes that process one step further. According …

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Beautiful New Catholic Children’s Books

Kimberly Fries has created a beautiful new collection of Catholic children’s books. Written by Fries with vibrant illustrations by Sue Kouma Johnson, these books are delightful additions to any home, Catholic school, or parish library. There are two saint books: Girl Saints for Little Ones and Boy Saints for Little Ones. Each two-page spread features …

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Help Your Child Learn How to Serve God

Helping our children to hear the voice of God in their lives is one of the most important things we do as Catholic parents. So Many Ways To Be Holy: A Child’s Book about Vocations by Kristen M. Soley offers an easy way to invite children to think about how God might be asking them …

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Cute Picture Book about Homeschooling

I love to read my daughter picture books. She loves the series of books about Charlie the Ranch Dog written by the Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond. I knew Drummond was a homeschooler, but the cover of Charlie Goes to School looked like it would be about a traditional school. I was pleasantly surprised to discover …

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Molly McBride – New Catholic Picture Book Series

The Molly McBride series of picture books by Jean Schoonover-Egolf are a delightful addition to the world of Catholic children’s literature, combining the realities of life as a little girl with the promotion of vocations to the religious life. In Molly McBride and the Purple Habit, five-year-old Molly loves to wear the purple habit her …

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