Molly McBride and the Purple Habit

Text and illustrations by

Jean Schoonover-Egolf


And so the story begins!

Catholic kids young and old are following the antics of the precocious 5-year-old redhead who dreams of becoming a nun when she grows up.

Just to catch you up on what’s happened so far: Molly’s momma sewed her a little purple habit to match those worn by Molly’s special friends, the Children of Mary Sisters. And now she never wants to take it off! The McBride Family normally tolerates (as well as her reluctance to go anywhere without her wolf-pet-named-Francis) Molly’s extreme aversion to other clothing. Until now.

Molly’s big sister Terry has a very, very special event coming up, and Molly is supposed to wear a fancy (and itchy) new dress that Momma bought her just for the occasion.

Will Molly find a way to wear her purple habit instead of the stiff new dress to The Big Day?  And why do nuns wear habits, anyway? To find out more, click here to order your copy of Molly McBride and the Purple Habit.



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