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Take It to the Queen
Take It to the Queen
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Take It to the Queen

A Tale of Hope



32 Pages, 8 x 11 1/2

Formats: Paperback Picture Book, Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $17.95 (US $17.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: December 2008

ISBN 9780940112193

Rights: WOR

Gingerbread House (Dec 2008)

Price: $17.95


With exquisite artwork and evocative text, this original fable explores the events of Jesus' life, and demonstrates the role of the Virgin Mary as the benevolent agent of God's people. Reduced to desolation by a king and prince who feel they have been wronged, the residents of a once-favored village must seek help from the queen, a native of their devastated town. Religious subjects are presented clearly in an allegorical style that proves entertaining, and also serves to provide children with examples of virtue and good behavior.


"Wholly beautiful! For those of us with a religious background—or none!" —Kirkus on The Weight of a Mass

"Lilting storytelling style. Charming." —School Library Journal on The Weight of a Mass

Author Biography

Josephine Nobisso is the author of several books, including The Numbers Dance, Show; Don't Tell!, and The Weight of a Mass. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including Bank Street College's Best Book of the Year and a Catholic Press Association Award. She lives in Westhampton Beach, New York. Katalin Szegedi is the illustrator of The Weight of a Mass and was named Illustrator of the Year by Hungary's International Board on Books for Young People.