A prayer for boys and girls around the world! This well-loved children's book from a generation ago matches Elizabeth Orton Jones's lovely color pictures with Rachel Field's tender prayer. Full of intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God, this children's prayer is honest and powerful. And the heartwarming illustrations serve as reminders of life's simple pleasures. Recommended for ages 4 to 7. The 1945 Caldecott Medal Winner.
A prayer full of the intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God. Though it was written for one little girl, the prayer is for all boys and girls, and it carries a universal appeal for all ages and races.
Rachel Field wrote A Prayer for a Child for her own daughter, before sharing it with children around the world. Rachel Field’s other books for children include Newbery Medalist Hitty, Her First Hundred Years; Calico Bush; and Hepatica Hawks.