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Molly McBride and the Purple Habit
5 year-old Molly McBride dreams of becoming a nun when she grows up, so Momma sewed her a purple habit just like the ones worn by her special friends, the Children of Mary Sisters. And she never wants to take it off! Until now, this hasn't caused the McBride family any major problems. But Molly's big sister Terry has a very, very special day coming up, and Momma bought Mol ...more
Paperback, 26 pages
Published March 4th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Molly McBride and the Purple Habit, by Jean Schoonover-Egolf is the first in a series of charming books about a five-year-old girl, named Molly McBride. Molly loves imitating the Children of Mary Sisters, by wearing their purple habit, specially crafted, for her, by her mom. She loves it so much, that she wants to wear it to her big sister’s First Communion! Why can’t she, when the Children of Mary Sisters will be there, and they will be wearing their purple habits. Oh, can you imagine the havoc ...more
I read all three "Molly" books at the same time. It's a fun, sweet series filled with virtue and simple lessons about the Catholic faith to inspire young readers. Jean Egolf is equally talented at writing and illustration. Good books for parents/ grandparents to share with their children to spark conversations about vocations, sacraments, attending school, bullies, and more.
A retired Internal Medicine physician-turned-homeschooling-mom/author/artist, Dr. Egolf is the creator of the Molly McBride books (Gracewatch Media) and a freelance illustrator and writer. She resides in Central Ohio (Go Bucks!) with her handsome hubby, 2 darling daughters, one happily rescued Huskador, and a fluctuating number of frogs, fish, and equines. When she isn't re-learning Algebra or Sta ...more