This morning after Holy Mass I was given a wonderful book. It’s a children’s book, but no matter: it’s a delightful reprint of an old ABC or Alphabet Book.
It doesn’t get more Catholic than this! This would be a great gift to a family with small children. I suspect that the older kids (and adults) would like it, too.
An Alphabet of the Altar from St. Augustine Academy Press.
I don’t have a lot of experience of reading to or helping small children to read, but this seems to be a good size for the task. It’s hardcover, 8.5″ x 11″, of 48 pages.
Some letters have two pages, including a facing page with a dedicated plate.
So you can see how beautifully executed the drawings are, and the details.
Otherwise, some facing pages each have letters.
It might be a little hard to see, but for “M”, there are ribbons with the names of the principle liturgical books of the Roman Rite. In fact, all the drawings have lots of interesting details.
After the alphabet, there are pages
Click to buy…. HERE
This same St. Augustine Academy Press also makes the spectacular Treasure and Tradition: The Ultimate Guide to the Latin Mass. I wrote about it HERE.