Has anyone read the Essential Catholic Catechism by Alan Schreck? My wife is looking for a good readable catechetical book for working with a recently come-home Catholic who was never catechized. Thanks!
I have not read this one by Schreck. I did read his book on the history of the Catholic Church though. It was pretty good.
I did read a book that might fit your need. It is called The Faith Explained by Leo Trese. It is the No. 1 book in my mind for summarizing the Catholic faith.
The book you mentioned is good. The other very solid and easy to read book is by Father Alfred McBride, O.Praem. called Essentials of the Faith - A Guide to the Catechism.