All about Advent & Christmas

A Sharing the Seasons of Hope & Wonder with Children


by Katherine Bogner
Illustrated by Shari Van Vranken

*Available on backorder

A resource unlike any other


Explore the rich traditions surrounding Christ’s birth as you journey through Scripture to understand the story of salvation and discover the meaning behind many of our celebrations during Advent and Christmas.

*Available on backorder

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Share Catholic Traditions with your children


Highlighting treasured customs from throughout Church history, All about Advent & Christmasfeatures the stories of saints we celebrate throughout December and explains numerous other aspects of Catholic liturgy and teaching. With detailed illustrations to make the liturgical seasons come alive, All about Advent & Christmas will guide readers of all ages closer to the Savior whose birth we look to with joy.

*Available on backorder

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Katherine Bogner is a Catholic school teacher from Central Illinois who is passionate about equipping parents, catechists, and teachers to share the beauty and truth of Christ and His Church with children. She is the author of Through the Year with Jesus and Through the Year with Mary. Visit her website,, for free lesson plans, printables, and other resources for teaching the faith.
Shari Van Vranken
Shari Van Vranken is a graphic designer and illustrator with over thirty years of experience. The creative force behind, Shari has illustrated and shared the stories of over three hundred saints. She homesteads and homeschools in rural East Texas with her husband and teenage son.

Praise for All About Advent and Christmas


All About Advent is all about the wonder, mystery, and joy of the gift of Jesus. All About Adventinvites children and families on an adventurous ride through salvation history. As they go along the way, encountering the sights and wonders revealed in beautiful illustrations and clear, thorough catechesis, they will come to know deeply the story of God’s own love for each one of us."

- Sr. Josephine Garrett, CSFN
Licensed Child and Adolescent Counselor

“Catechetically rich and visually stunning, All About Advent and Christmas is just delightful! What a blessing to have such a thorough resource to use as a family during our favorite liturgical season, allowing us to dive even deeper into the meaning and traditions of these holy seasons."


-Katie Warner
Bestselling Catholic Children’s Author, Creator of

“Take a deep dive into Advent with this all-encompassing guide. Katie breaks down topics in a way that is organized and simple for minds young and old to understand. This book will help prepare your heart for Christmas and should be a staple for every Catholic home. The stunning visuals are an added treat. Just lovely!”


-Lindsay Trezza
Artist and Founder of Just Love Prints

“With her trademark blend of deep insight and reverent wonder, Katie Bogner joyfully illuminates the path to the manger of Scripture and the manger of our hearts as we await the coming of the Light of the World.”


-Maura Roan McKeegan
Author of the Old and New series and Julia Greeley, Secret Angel to the Poor

All About Advent is small but mighty! Filled with vibrant illustrations and engaging explanations, this book will help converts and cradle Catholics alike better understand, appreciate, and more fully engage in the season of Advent."


-Bonnie Engstrom
Author of Fulton Sheen and the Very Bad Week
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“To help your faith come alive, you need to live in tune with the liturgy. Katherine Bogner’s All About Advent helps us to do exactly that by unpacking the deeper meaning of our practices and leading us back to forgotten treasures."


R. Jared Staudt, Director of Content for Exodus 90