CBB Review – Angel in the Waters


Laura is back with a review of another great book for the little ones.Angel in the Waters by Regina Doman with pictures by Ben Hatke is a best-selling book that has been in paperback since 2004. Recently, Sophia Institute Press has proudly released its hardcover 10th anniversary edition. This is a beautiful book that children will just absolutely love. They cannot help but be drawn into it because it is a story of themselves! It is the story of the beginning of every human life - a life … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Adventures in Assisi: On The Path with St. Francis


Author Amy Welborn and illustrator Ann Engelhart have teamed up once again for another children's book worth checking out. Adventures in Assisi: On the Path with St. Francis joins cousins Gianna and Lorenzo as they spend the day touring Assisi with their uncle, Brother Antonio. He takes the two young children throughout the city to see many sites . At the end of the book your child will have discovered numerous places of significance in the life of St. Francis.They visit the chapel where … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Olivia and The Little Way


Laura is back this week with another review of a book for young readers.Olivia and the Little Way by Nancy Carabio Belanger is a book that not only introduces the “Little Way” of St. Therese, but also shows young readers how they can put it into action. Children will draw inspiration from fifth-grader Olivia who is just beginning to use the little way. Olivia provides a wonderful example for young souls helping them apply the little way in their own life.Olivia’s spiritual journey with St … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Prayers for Young Catholics


Laura is back with another kids corner review! Prayers for Young Catholics published by Pauline Press is a wonderful little prayer book compiled by the Daughters of St. Paul. It is packed with prayers of all kinds including: -Basic Prayers - Prayers to Mary - Prayers to the Saints - Prayers from the Bible - Prayers for Various Needs - Praying the Rosary - Praying the Stations of the Cross - Prayers of the Catholic Faith - Prayers for Seasons of the Church This little gem is a perfect … [Read more...]

CBB Review – Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life


Laura is back with her review of another great volume from Pauline Books and Media's Encounter the Saints series.Saint Gianna Beretta Molla: The Gift of Life (Encounter the Saints)written by Susan Helen Wallace, FSP and Patricia Edward Jablonski, FSP is a heartwarming story of a modern saint who was not only a loving wife and mother, but also a beloved doctor. At a time when very few women studied to become doctors, Gianna persevered and studied hard to earn her medical degree. Doctor … [Read more...]

CBB Review – St. John Vianney: A Priest for All People


The Encounter the Saint Series that Pauline Books and Media publishes is a fantastic resource on the saints that my children love. The series has grown to over 30 plus volumes. We have featured titles from the series here at The Catholic Book Blogger before and look forward to more in the future. Here is my wife Laura's review of the volume on St. John Vianney. As less and less young men answer the call to the priesthood, becoming a parish priest may not be the most appealing profession for our … [Read more...]