Prayer for a Child

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, Nov 1, 1968 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
23 Reviews
This is a prayer written for one little girl, but it is a prayer for boys and girls all over the world. It is full of the intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God. It carries a universal appeal for all ages and races, and brings to our hearts and minds the deep responsibility of preserving for all times the faith and hopes of little children.

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Very sweet poetry and pictures. - Goodreads
The illustrations are beautiful. - Goodreads
The illustrations are very colorful and not drawn. - Goodreads
Illustrations are explaining each phrase on the page. - Goodreads

Review: Prayer for a Child

User Review  - Claire - Goodreads

This book is not really a story, there isn't a plot or a conflict to follow. The book follows through a prayer with a little girl as she is getting ready for bed. The soft images depict the things she ... Read full review

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User Review  - Angie Rabago - Goodreads

This book is a must for every household. It is a beautiful night time book. The illustrations are beautiful. Read full review

About the author (1968)

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.

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