My Very First Prayers

My Very First Prayers


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My Very First Prayers by Lois Rock, Alex Ayliffe

My Very First Prayers covers the whole of a child’s world—in a child’s words—with prayers that are fresh and full of living faith. This highly appealing collection of 120 prayers is helpfully divided into sections that reflect a child’s experience—”Morning,” “Me,” “People I Love,” “Things I Do,” “Make Everything Better,” “Great Big World,” “Quiet Times,” and more.

The prayers are short in length, but not in their fervor or feeling:

“Dear God,
Some people forget my name.
Some people muddle my name.
Please will you remember my name
And remember me.”

“Dear God,
May all the children of the world
have all they need
to grow up well
and to grow up happy.”

“Jesus, friend of little children,
Be a friend to me;
Take my hand and ever keep me
Close to thee.”

“Whenever there’s something
to share,
Help me to learn to be fair.”

Lively, energetic illustrations bring the spirit of children to each page—their rich color, their intensity of feeling, their stillness, their wonder.

This book of prayers puts the holy and the earthly within reach of each other—with life-giving exuberance.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561483716
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Series: Bestselling Children's Books - Religious Series
Pages: 158
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range: 4 Years

About the Author

Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a childrens writer. Specializing in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into more than thirty languages with sales approaching four million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children’s groups.

Alex Ayliffe is a bestselling author and illustrator. Her characteristic paper collage illustrations won her the Sainsbury's Best Book for Babies award. She lives in Hertfordshire, England.

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