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Saint Francis The Good Man of Assisi

Written by Mary Joslin

Illustrated by Alison Wisenfeld

Saint Francis The Good Man of Assisi Synopsis

Long ago in the busy little town of Assisi, a wealthy merchant and his wife had a baby boy: Francis. They gave their son all the good things that money could buy. But when Francis was a young man, he had a dream telling him to work for God - to follow the example of Jesus in loving those who were unloved and giving everything he had to serve others. Francis' life touched the hearts of many in his own lifetime. Even the wild birds and animals seemed to listen to what he had to say about God their Maker. For hundreds of years, the story of this good man of Assisi has brought hope and encouragement to all those who long to know gentleness and love in the world.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780745964928
Publication date: 17th April 2014
Author: Mary Joslin
Illustrator: Alison Wisenfeld
Publisher: Lion Children's Books an imprint of Lion Hudson Plc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Mary Joslin

Mary Joslin is the pseudonym of an in-house author. ALISON WISENFELD's stylish illustrations have won widespread acclaim, from the prizewining The Tree through Spider Watching, Best Loved Prayers, The Good Man of Assisi and Mary Mother of Jesus. Now, as author and illustrator in her own right, she brings together her experience of mothering two young children with her talent as an illustrator to create a memorable book in a simple and timeless style.

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