Back before Easter, I planned to review a lovely little book that came to our house: My First Pictures of Easter by Maite Roche (Ignatius Press).
Better late than never! This book is a treasure. With simple, carefully chosen words and phrases describing the events of Holy Week, it is a springboard for parents to tell their kids the story of the Passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus, giving as much or as little detail as they would like. My kids have absconded with the Easter book, but I do have in front of me another of Roche's books: My First Prayers with Mary.
It's a sturdy little board book with rounded edges. It includes several short, simple prayers to Mary, with large, bright...READ MORE