Christopher: The Holy Giant

Christopher: The Holy Giant

Illustrated by the author, this is a retelling of the story of St Christopher, the giant named Reprobus, who carried the infant Jesus. He wishes to serve the greatest and most powerful king in the world. After doing service for a king, the devil, and a holy man he discovers that it is Christ he needs to seek - but he must serve others first.
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The story of St. Christopher is the tale of a giant named Reprobus who wishes to serve the greatest and most powerful king in the world. He sets off on a journey and after doing service for a king, the devil, and a holy man he discovers that it is Christ he needs to seek - but he must be patient, and must serve others first. Then one stormy night Reprobus carries a child across a stormy river. When he reaches the other side, the child tells him, "I am Jesus Christ...From now on you shall be known as Christopher - the Bearer of Christ." With its colourful and decorative illustrations in the inimitable style of the artist, this picture book brings to vivid life the legend of St. Christopher.
Additional Information
Isbn / Product Code 9780718829520
Dimensions 280 x 212
Printed Pages 32
Format Hardback
Year Of Publication 0/2/1996
Publisher James Clarke & Co Ltd
Author Paola, Tomie De
Product Code 9780718829520
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