Paddy And The Wolves: A Story About Saint Patrick When He Was A Boy

Paddy And The Wolves: A Story About Saint Patrick When He Was A Boy

Paddy and the Wolves: A Story about Saint Patrick When He Was a Boy

While young Paddy can't sit still during prayers,

he's more than happy to help the Irish shepherd 
Barra watch sheep for the day! But who will watch 
Paddy when he wanders into the woods? Paddy finds 
delights and dangers, and both deepen his 
understanding of the prayers of his people.
Paddy and the Wolves imagines Saint Patrick 
as a young boy, weaving a story that uses the saint's
childhood adventures to foreshadow events in Saint 
Patrick's adult life. Award-winning contemporary 
Catholic folk artist Jen Norton creates a lush panorama 
of Paddy's world, filled with bears and bluebells, 
flashy fish and furry friends...and grace. 
Paddy and the Wolves includes a bonus section 
with the Prayer of Saint Patrick, adapted for children, 
suggestions for celebrating Saint Patrick's Day at home 
(including an oatcake recipe), and also a biographical sketch.

Review
Nagel's gentle prose is designed for children in grades K-2, but my whole family enjoyed it....As for Nagel's included activities, I ate about half of the oatcake dough before it even went in the oven, and the girls had a great...

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