!!> BOOKS ✵ Christopher ✫ Author Tomie dePaola – Thomashillier.co.uk Home Christopher Tomie dePaola10 on Christopher The Story Of Reprobus, The Giant Who Carried A Child Across A Stormy River. 10 thoughts on “Christopher ” An accidental library find and a very interesting one at that We ve read it twice now, but both times JP was really sleepy, and I think that the mystical allegorical nature of the story is stumping him Geez, Tomie dP sure has a lot of books Reply Such a wonderful legend Beautiful story. Reply I give this book props for the artwork, but was disappointed by the absence of cynocephaly. Reply This is an interesting story about the well known St Christopher, patron saint of travelers, taken from the realm of Catholic lore Christopher s story, of how he seeks out the most powerful king the world has to offer and ends up searching for Jesus, only to end up unwittingly aiding Jesus by helping him in the guise of a small child across a dangerous river, reads like a folk tale in some ways The story is beautifully brought to life in this book by the effervescent artwork of Tomie dePao This is an interesting story about the well known St Christopher, patron saint of travelers, taken from the realm of Catholic lore Christopher s story, of how he seeks out the most powerful king the world has to offer and ends up se... Reply This is a the story of Christopher the patron saint of traveling for Catholics It was a nice story about Christianity I didn t agree theologically with some things in it I don t think that Christ came to him in the form... Reply Saint Christopher is aite I found it interesting that Tomie dePaola s big reason for writing this book is that he worried people would forget about Christopher after the Catholic folks removed him from their calendar of s... Reply The story of the giant who wanted to serve the most powerful king First he served a king, then he goes to serve the devil, then, seeing the devil shake in fear at a cross, he goes in search of Jesus.After carrying the Christ child across a river, he becomes St Christopher, patron saint of travelers. Reply This was a legend I had never heard before I appreciated that it was being passed on down to children, but I don t think I would put much stock in its claim Still, I enjoyed the pictures and would probably recommend Taken from my book reviews blog Reply I loved this simple but powerful story Its message of seeking to serve was inspiring. Reply Read to kids for class Really, really nice another one I read at home just to enjoy for myself. Reply Flowers in the Attic Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family Twenty-One Truths About Love The Revisioners Criss Cross Ali Cross Queen of the Conquered Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.