Author(s): Claire Llewellyn
This work explores the lives of the saints, and the hierarchies of angels. It gives details of the lives and works of the most famous saints from around the world. It introduces different types of angels and each of the most famous angels has their own page devoted to them.
Claire Llewellyn is one of Britain's best non-fiction authors for young children. She has won many children's literary awards, and 100 Years of Cinema and Ships and Boats in Kingfisher's Kaleidoscopes series have both earned much critical praise. Claire lives in Hertford, England.
What is a saint?; holy family - Virgin Mary, St Joseph, St Anne; St John the Baptist; followers of Christ - St Mary Magdalene, St Peter the Apostle, St Andrew, St Thomas Apostle; Gospel writers - St Matthew, St Mark, St Luke, St John; martyrs - St Stephen, St Sebastian, St Catherine of Alexandria, St Agnes, St Christopher, St Cecilia, St Joan of Arc; great thinkers and evangelists - St Augustine, St Patrick, St Thomas Aquinas, St Teresa of Avila; peace and healing - St Francis of Assisi, St Elizabeth of Hungary, St Rose of Lima, St Nicholas, St Bernadette; nation's famous saints - angels, what are angels?, choirs of angels?, guardian angels - the angels who lead the faithful safely through life; archangels - Angel Michael, Angel Gabriel, Angel Raphael; fallen angels; calendar of feast days.