New Children's Book from Demi, "Gifts of Our Lady of Guadalupe"

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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - June 6, 2018 - PRLog -- In this beautiful retelling of the Marian story by award-winning author, Demi, find out how the astonishing miracles of the Virgin of Guadalupe persuaded the bishop in Mexico City to build a church dedicated to her; how ten million Aztecs converted to Catholicism within just eight years; and why the basilica dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe today receives 20 million pilgrims per year, making it the most popular Christian pilgrimage  site in the world.

Publication Details
ISBN: 978-1-937786-73-1
Pub. Date: June 2018
Page Count: 40 Hardback
Price: $17.95, Trim Size: 10" x 8.75"

This Book Includes
* A retelling of one of the most famous apparitions ever of the Virgin Mary
* 32 beautiful color illustrations by award-winning author, Demi
* Two pages of interesting facts about the Virgin of Guadalupe

About the Author and Illustrator
Demi is the award-winning author of over 130 bestselling children's books, including Jesus, Mary, Saint Francis of Assisi, Joan of Arc, and Talking to
. Her titles have sold over half a million copies. The Empty Pot was selected by former First Lady Barbara Bush as one of the books to be read on the ABC Radio Network Program Mrs. Bush's Story Time, sponsored by the Children's Literacy Initiative. Demi's book Gandhi was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and received an Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award,
while The Hungry Coat won the Christopher Medal, and her book on the
Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, was named for a Kirkus Editors' Choice Award and won the Middle East Book Award. Major exhibitions of her work have been held in numerous museums in the U.S., including the Time/Life Gallery in New York, the Botolph Galleries in Boston and Cambridge, and the Los Angeles County Museum. Demi won a Fulbright Scholarship to India, and in addition she represented the United States at the First International Children's Book Conference in Beijing, China in 1992. She lives with her husband in Yarrow Point, WA.

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