Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Prayer For A Child

Prayer For A Child is a Caldecott Medal winning book written by Rachel Field. It was originally written for her daughter and was published in 1941. This is a precious book with beautiful illustrations rendered by Elizabeth Orton Jones.

"Bless this milk and bless this bread.

Bless this soft and waiting bed

Where I presently shall be

Wrapped in sweet security ..."

What I Like: I like everything about this book. It is written in a more "old fashioned" style which may not appeal to everyone, but I love children's books written in this way.

What I Dislike: I can't find anything to dislike about this book.

Overall Rating: Excellent

Age Appeal: 2-6

Publisher Info: Simon and Schuster, 1941; ISBN: 0689873565; hardback, $12.99.

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Special Info: You can also get this book in board book form.

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