AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS
Catholic Press Association, Book Awards - Children's Books category, Third Place (2007)
"An exquisite wave of universally expressed feelings wash across the pages of this gorgeously illustrated collection of prayers."
"Prayers can be solemn, of course, but this book makes prayer feel light as air. . . The artwork on the spaciously designed spreads is enchanting, capitalizing on the multiple nationalities evoked."
Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"This accessible anthology celebrates such common themes of prayer as love and gratitude, and also the diverse ways they are expressed."
School Library Journal
"Dreamlike, decorative paintings that reflect the various cultures greatly enhance the selections and emphasize the book's message of inclusiveness."
"Replete with morning prayers, nighttime prayers, mealtime prayers, and blessings that you yourself can bestow. . . . An exquisite collection of words of love for our world."Kirkus Reviews
“The choices are short and appealing, including some that are humorous, as well as many that are touchingly simple and heartfelt.”
“The effect is as mysterious and beautiful as a dream. . . . A tender celebration of all cultures and faiths.”