Be Saints! An Invitation from Pope Benedict XVI
Edited by Amy Welborn
Illustrated by Ann Engelhart
"Pope Benedict tells children that if we grow in our friendship with God then we will find true happiness and become saints. In this beautifully illustrated book, popular author Amy Welborn introduces Pope Benedict's simple yet profound message to children, given during talks to children his recent visit to England.
In this very colorful book by acclaimed artist Ann Englehart, the Pope's words come to life as he interacts with the children, showing all children how only God can satisfy the deepest needs of our hearts.
Interspersed are prayers and quotes from various saints including Saint Francis, Saint Ignatius, Mother Teresa, St. Paul, St. Peter and more. They all emphasize that the most important thing we can become in this life is a Saint, a true friend of Jesus.
Amy Welborn is a well-known, popular freelance writer. She is the author of many books on prayer, the saints and apologetics. Amy lives with her family in Birmingham, Alabama.
Ann Kissane Engelhart is a watercolor artist and illustrator. She has taught art in Catholic education for many years and currently teaches painting classes in her home studio on Long Island, New York, where she lives with her husband and two children. Her portraits and illustrations are exhibited in galleries and private collections in New York and Connecticut. "