Prayer for a Child

Illustrated by Elizabeth Orton Jones
About The Book

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.

About The Author

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.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (July 2011)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781442439276
  • Grades: P - 2
  • Ages: 3 - 7

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Awards and Honors
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • ALA Caldecott Medal
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