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Catholic Picture Books for June

Catholic Picture Books for June

It’s that time of year when we begin to break out the sunscreen, sprinklers, and popsicles. We’ve wrapped up our school year and every child is ready for days by the pool. June has many wonderful liturgical occasions and feasts days to celebrate through the summer heat.

 

Catholic Picture Books for June

June has a number of liturgical feasts, the most notable being the feast of Corpus Christi, the Sacred Heart of Jesus, and the Immaculate Heart of Mary. This month also features the feast day of Saint Antony of Padua!

Grab a glass of lemonade and head outside with these Catholic picture books for June!

 

The Miracle of the Bread, the Fish, and the Boy by Anthony DeStefano

This book features the boy who brings the basket of loaves and fishes to Jesus, a wonderful foreshadowing of the Eucharist.

 

Take it to the Queen by Josephine Nobisso

A touching allegorical representation of Mary, this book demonstrates how we can always "take it to the Queen," our intercessor.

 

This is the Church by Katie Warner

Focused on the history of our Church paired with delightful illustrations, This is the Church is a wonder to all who read it.

 

Anthony of Padua: Wonder Worker by Barbra Yoffie

Anthony of Padua gives us a brief but beautiful narration on the life of Saint Anthony and his journey to becoming a friar.

 

Building the Way to Heaven by Maura Roan McKeegan

This book recounts two powerful stories from the Bible: the Tower of Babel and Pentecost. The author masterfully weaves the typology together, bringing their significance to life.

 

The Miracles of Jesus by Tomie dePaola

The Miracles of Jesuswritten by beloved children's author Tomie dePaola, retells twelve of Jesus' miracles.

 

The Weight of a Mass by Josephine Nobisso

This beautiful story shows us just how valuable and necessary the Mass is to us as children of God. A perfect read as we celebrate the feast of the Body and Blood of Jesus!

 

Heavenly Hosts: Eucharistic Miracles for Kids by Kathryn Griffin Swegart

Heavenly Hosts is another perfect book for the feast of Corpus Christi! This book includes the stories of Fatima and Saint Germaine.

 

"E" is for Eucharist: A Catholic ABC by Claudia Cangilla McAdam

Perfect for all little Catholic kiddos out there, "E" is for Eucharist" goes through the alphabet with each letter standing for something within the Catholic Church.

 

The Blackbird's Nest: Saint Kevin of Ireland by Jenny Schroedel 

Saint Kevin was an unusual boy who loved animals. But when playing with other children he was a bully. One day, he learned a valuable lesson from a blackbird. 

 

Want more like this? Check out our post on Catholic Picture Books for May! 

What are your favorite Catholic picture books for June? Share your faves below! 

 

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About Olivia Spears

Olivia Spears lives in Kentucky, where sweet tea and bourbon flow like milk and honey. She is the wife of a lifelong homeschooler, mom to four, and the keeper of their home. She holds degrees in Theology and Catechetics from the Franciscan University of Steubenville and delights in garden dirt and hot baths. Her favorite novel is Anna Karenina and her favorite Gospel is John.