Thursday, November 4, 2010
For Saint Martin's Feast
Sankt Martin (Saint Martin) by Rosemarie Kuenzler-Behncke, illustrated by Monika Zuend, 2006, 24 pp
Publisher: Annette Betz Verlag
Price: Euro 9,95 (Hardcover)
German Level: Intermediate to Native; Read aloud for children at any age!
Sankt Martin und Laternenfest: Lieder, Gedichte, und Geschichten (Saint Martin and Lantern Feast/Festival: Songs, Poems, and Stories), 2003, 20 tracks
Publisher: Sauerlaender Verlag
Price: Euro 12,95
German Level: All ages!
As you prepare to celebrate the wonderful Saint Martin's Feast, here are two superb sources to consider. The first is a book about Saint Martin, well-illustrated and well-told. The second is a CD with 20 songs, poems, and stories all about Saint Martin and the corresponding Lantern Parade. Children and parents parade through the streets of towns all over Germany to celebrate this feast by carrying their home-made lanterns . Trully, Saint Martin was a light to the world, and from his light came many more. Read more about Saint Martin in the Catholic Encyclopedia by clicking here. This book and CD are sure to prepare you for this wonderful feast!
As always, you may order these through our website by clicking here.