Legend of Saint Christopher

Legend of Saint Christopher The legend of Saint Christopher first written in the thirteenth century tells the story of a strong man named Offero who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his be
  • Title: Legend of Saint Christopher
  • Author: Margaret Hodges Richard Jesse Watson
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his bearer Offero s search is in vain until a mysterious child at a riverside asks Offero to carry him over the river Only after Offero has carried the child over the river does hThe legend of Saint Christopher, first written in the thirteenth century, tells the story of a strong man named Offero, who wants to find the greatest ruler in all the world and to serve him as his bearer Offero s search is in vain until a mysterious child at a riverside asks Offero to carry him over the river Only after Offero has carried the child over the river does he discover the child s true identity Then Offero s name is changed to Christopher Author Margaret Hodges retells with power and simplicity this unforgettable tale of the man who became known as the patron saint of travelers And illustrator Richard Jesse Watson has created hypnopompic paintings that dramatically capture Offero s journey and the brilliance of his discovery of the One he sought Based on old nursery rhymes, the poetic text by Newbery Honor winner Kathi Appelt and the beautiful light filled paintings of Debra Reid Jenkins combine to make this gentle bedtime story a perfect illustration of God s abiding love.
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    1. Margaret Peggy Hodges was an American writer of books for children.She was born Sarah Margaret Moore in Indianapolis, Indiana to Arthur Carlisle and Annie Marie Moore She enrolled at Tudor Hall, a college preparatory school for girls A 1932 graduate of Vassar College, she arrived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with her husband Fletcher Hodges Jr when in 1937 he became curator at the Stephen Foster Memorial She trained as a librarian at Carnegie Institute of Technology, now Carnegie Mellon University, under Elizabeth Nesbitt, and she volunteered as a storyteller at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Beginning in 1958 with One Little Drum, she wrote and published than 40 books Her 1985 book Saint George and the Dragon, illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman, won the Caldecott Medal of the American Library Association She was a professor of library science at the University of Pittsburgh, where she retired in 1976.Hodges died of heart disease on December 13, 2005 at her home in Oakmont, Pennsylvania She suffered from Parkinson s disease.She wrote her stories on a notepad or a typewriter I need good ideas, and they don t come out of machines, she once said.

    2. Simply gorgeous The illustrations are captivating and tell than the words can say The story itself is beautifully told here I found that this book beautifully transcends ages and left all of us with a piece of the story.

    3. This is a good book I like the simplicity of the story and the illustrations I read it to my 6 year old and she liked the part about Jesus.

    4. I really enjoyed reading this story about St Christopher and the illustrations were very lifelike and realisticjust marvelous

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