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Saint Spotting
Written and illustrated by Chris Raschka

Ages 4-8
HARDCOVER; Coming Soon: 4/20/2021
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5521-3
Price: $ 17.99
44 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 5.5 x 11
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A church is a weighty thing, isn’t it? Its doors are heavy and hard to budge. Its walls are made of stone. And there may be strange or even scary pictures inside. How can a small person make sense of these intimidating places? Two-time Caldecott medalist Chris Raschka shares his mother’s wonderful way of visiting a church: what they would call saint spotting. Each visit to a church becomes an adventure, a trip through the stories that have shaped centuries of faith.

Playful and poignant, this beautifully illustrated book introduces readers to saints and symbols through the warm bond between a mother and son. From bookish Paul to faithful Mary Magdalene, from musical Cecilia to animal-loving Francis, there’s a fascinating saint to discover in every corner.