Francis: The Poor Man of Assisi

by Tomie DePaola

Hardcover, 1982

Status

Available

Call number

271.3024

Publication

Holiday House (1982), Edition: 1st, 32 pages

Description

A biography of the wealthy young Italian who gave away all his possessions to become a wandering preacher and protector of animals.

User reviews

LibraryThing member NataliaLucia
Personal Response: I chose this book because I've read other titles by Tomie de Paola, but I was dissapointed. The illustrations were lovely, but the text wasn't very engaging. I know the plot is based on a religious story, but it was written in an incohesive, almost episodic way. I don't think
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young children would enjoy this book.
Curricular Connection: I wouldn't chose this book to use in a school or library curriculum. A child could read it on their own and discuss it at school.
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Language

Original language

English

Original publication date

1982

Physical description

32 p.; 9 inches

ISBN

0823404358 / 9780823404353
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