Come and See Kids: Friends of God is designed especially to nourish the faith of Catholics ages 3-7. The Ten Commandments and traditional Catholic prayers are presented in an age-appropriate manner. Each chapter includes a Bible story and memory verse, an illustration to color, perforated pages for easy removal, and a simple craft idea.

Useful in the classroom, home, or parish setting, the Come and See Kids series presents the rich heritage of the Catholic faith in clear and simple language. Includes practical direction for leaders and parents.

About the Author

Laurie Watson Manhardt, Ph.D. earned a doctorate in education from the University of Michigan. She and her husband Jim host a Come and See group in their home in Vero Beach, Florida. Laurie also co-leads a family Bible study for adults and teens in her parish.

About the Illustrators

Aileen J. Co was born in the Philippines and now resides in the United States. She drew the illustrations in this book while a senior at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart high school in Coraopolis, PA. Co plans to pursue a career as an illustrator.

Melissa Dayton, a wife and mother of six children, painted the Madonna and David the shepherd on the cover as well as the kneeling child, Mary on page 43, and the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Her art can be found on

About the Series

Especially designed for families to do together, the Come and See Catholic Bible study series presents the rich heritage of the Catholic Faith in clear and simple language. With its practical direction for leaders, easy-to-use workbook format, and appealing design, this Bible study series is ideal for use in classrooms, home study, or parish catechesis.

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1 review for Come and See Kids: Friends of God

  1. Ramona

    Great resource for kids! Simple but fun and easy to understand.

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