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Product Description:  Fun and informative! See the life of Francis come to life as never before in this colorfully illustrated graphic novel based on the real-life events of the saint’s life. Set in the mountains of Italy, Francis saves the life of an innocent duck, the only fictitious character in the story, and the two become each other’s inspiration...read more

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9781612611594 | Paraclete Pr, April 1, 2013, cover price $15.99 | About this edition:  Fun and informative!

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An inspiring account of the great saint weaves together a historical narrative with memorable stories such as the 'Wolf of Gubbio' and the 'Sermon to the Birds,' creating a lasting awareness of Francis of Assisi. Original.

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9781557255716 | Paraclete Pr, February 28, 2008, cover price $13.99 | About this edition: An inspiring account of the great saint weaves together a historical narrative with memorable stories such as the 'Wolf of Gubbio' and the 'Sermon to the Birds,' creating a lasting awareness of Francis of Assisi.

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Incorporating the stanzas of the 'Canticle of Brother Sun,' a beautifully illustrated biography examines the life and work of this popular saint who had given up all his worldly possessions to live a compassionate, simple life and follow his true calling, enhanced with author's notes, bibliography, and source notes.
By Bijou Le Tord (editor) and Karen Pandell (editor)

Hardcover:

9780763615635 | Candlewick Pr, November 8, 2005, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Along with a biography, presents tales of Saint Francis of Assisi's love of nature interspersed with stanzas from his 'The Canticle of Brother Sun.

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Detailed illustrations enhance a touching story about this celebrated man who, having rejected his position in wealthy society, devoted his life to others by giving comfort to the lepers, working as an advocate for animals and the environment, and providing inspiration to others through his selfless acts throughout his life.

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9780786818754 | Disney Pr, March 1, 2005, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Tells the story of the man who became one of the most famous saints in the world, from his fun-loving youth through his career as a soldier to the years he spent serving God.

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Reviews the lives and works of two members of Assisi society, Francis and Clare, who renounced their wealth and founded religious orders dedicated to relying on God and living in peace, poverty, and humility.
By Bimba Landmann (illustrator) and Guido Visconti

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9780802852694 | Eerdmans Pub Co, January 1, 2004, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Reviews the lives and works of two members of Assisi society, Francis and Clare, who renounced their wealth and founded religious orders dedicated to relying on God and living in peace, poverty, and humility.

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Recounts various stories about how St. Francis influenced everyone he met to lead a better life.
By Tricia Gray and Vicki Shuck (illustrator)

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9780867164800 | Franciscan Media, March 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Recounts various stories about how St.

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Recounts the story of how Francis of Assisi grew from a wealthy schoolboy into a young man who loved fine clothes, a prisoner of war, and the founder of the Franciscans, and retells some of the legends that people tell about his life.
By Rachel Billington and James Mayhew (illustrator)

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9780340713341 | Hodder & Stoughton, June 1, 1999, cover price $20.01 | About this edition: Recounts the story of how Francis of Assisi grew from a wealthy schoolboy into a young man who loved fine clothes, a prisoner of war, and the founder of the Franciscans, and retells some of the legends that people tell about his life.

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9780340714270 | Hodder & Stoughton, April 1, 2002, cover price $11.99 | About this edition: Recounts the story of how Francis of Assisi grew from a wealthy schoolboy into a young man who loved fine clothes, a prisoner of war, and the founder of the Franciscans, and retells some of the legends that people tell about his life.

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A fascinating glimpse into the life of St. Francis of Assisi details his childhood, his dedication to helping the poor and outcasts of society, and his partership with Clare, a noblewoman who was known as Sister Moon to Francis's Brother Sun and includes the many amazing tales that were told about him.
By Peter Malone (illustrator) and Margaret Mayo

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9780316564663 | Little Brown & Co, April 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The story of St.

Relates the story of the rich young troubadour who gave up his wealth to follow God.

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9780886829322 | Creative Co, October 1, 1999, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: Relates the story of the rich young troubadour who gave up his wealth to follow God.

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A biography of Francis of Assisi, focusing on his unique conversion experience and desire to imitate Jesus as closely as possible.
By Mary Emmanuel Alves and Patrick Kelley (illustrator)

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9780819870308 | Pauline Books & Media, March 1, 1999, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: A biography of Francis of Assisi, focusing on his unique conversion experience and desire to imitate Jesus as closely as possible.

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Recounts St. Francis of Assisi's reenactment of the manger scene of the birth of Jesus, and how that led to the use of small nativity scenes in people's homes at Christmas

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9780829411126 | Loyola Pr, August 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Recounts St.

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An introduction to the life and teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi describes how he gave up everything else to serve God and recounts some of the traditions about him
By Mary Coker Joslin and Alison Wisenfeld (illustrator)

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9780849958212 | Thomas Nelson Inc, February 1, 1998, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: An introduction to the life and teachings of Saint Francis of Assisi describes how he gave up everything else to serve God and recounts some of the traditions about him

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Beautifully illustrated, this book presents the story of a rich man's son who gave up his wealth and lived and worked among the poor. He loved all God's creatures and called them his sisters and brothers. His name was Francis.

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9780192723383 | New edition (Oxford Univ Pr, March 27, 1997), cover price $12.55 | About this edition: Beautifully illustrated, this book presents the story of a rich man's son who gave up his wealth and lived and worked among the poor.

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9780802851239 | Eerdmans Pub Co, January 1, 1996, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: The story of the life of St.

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A young man rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty and good works, always befriending animals
By Margaret Hodges and Ted Lewin (illustrator)

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9780684191737 | Atheneum, September 1, 1991, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A young man rejects his wealthy background to lead a life of poverty and good works, always befriending animals

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Outlines the writings of Francis of Assisi, assesses their significance, reviews current scholarly opinion concerning their worth, and relates them to the cultural trends of their time

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9781937786045 | Wisdom Tales, October 4, 2012, cover price $19.95
9780805762495 | Twayne Pub, November 1, 1976, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: Outlines the writings of Francis of Assisi, assesses their significance, reviews current scholarly opinion concerning their worth, and relates them to the cultural trends of their time

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9780060616571 | Reprint edition (Harpercollins, October 1, 1989), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: An evocative photo essay captures the landscape of Assisi, probes the personality of the saint, celebrates the Franciscan values of simplicity and compassion, and examines the relevance of Saint Francis today

A biography of the young Italian who gave up his wealth in order to devote his life to preaching God's word and caring for the poor
By Robert Broomfield (illustrator) and Dorothy Smith

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9780809165780 | Paulist Pr, March 1, 1989, cover price $2.50 | About this edition: A biography of the young Italian who gave up his wealth in order to devote his life to preaching God's word and caring for the poor

Recounts the life of Francis of Assisi, who renounced his wealth, forming an order of poor monks in an attempt to live as Jesus did.

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9780877933076 | Ave Maria Pr, November 1, 1983, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Recounts the life of Francis of Assisi, who renounced his wealth, forming an order of poor monks in an attempt to live as Jesus did.

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Francis, the son of a wealthy cloth merchant, rejects riches, becomes a monk and develops a special relationship with all animals

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9780688016494 | William Morrow & Co, September 1, 1983, cover price $10.25 | About this edition: A biography of the young Italian who gave up his wealth in order to devote his life to preaching God's word and caring for the poor.

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Recounts the life of St. Francis of Assisi and his special relationship with animals.

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9780685812310 | Franciscan Pr, June 1, 1977, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Recounts the life of St.

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