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Francis and the Animals
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Piet Grobler
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Francis and the Animals

Piet Grobler



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Picture storybooks


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This is the story of Francis, who speaks with the animals. In this charming retelling of the life and teachings of this well - known saint, Piet Grobler delivers a simple and powerful message that transcends different cultures and religions. The book encoura ges young children to make the world a better place.

Piet Grobler has always been drawn to the figure of St Francis. He also feels a special bond with birds. Piet noticed that often a bird would sit beside him just before a special event in his life. Th e illustrations, which are full of warmth and a dream - like quality, reflect this personal connection with the story. Piet captures a joyful world that celebrates birds, beasts and the wonders of nature.

By:   Piet Grobler
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Weight:   340g
ISBN:   9781788070331
ISBN 10:   178807033X
Publication Date:   April 2019
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Piet Grobler was born in South Africa. He studied theology, journalism and graphic design. Piet has won many awards around the world for his illustrations, including in Italy and China. His previous titles published by Lemniscaat are Hey Frog! and Antonia by Anke de Vries.

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