Item description for Give Me Grace: A Child's Daybook of Prayers by Cynthia Rylant...
Overview Presents seven prayers in rhyme, one for each day of the week.
Publishers Description The perfect way to begin or end a child's busy day, these prayers for kindness, for love, for gratitude, and for guidance offer a new special thanks for each day of the week.
Citations And Professional Reviews Give Me Grace: A Child's Daybook of Prayers by Cynthia Rylant has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
PW Notes and Reprints - 02/14/2005 page 81
Ingram Children's Advance - 01/01/2005 page 26
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Studio: Little Simon Inspirations
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 6.52" Width: 5.28" Height: 1.14" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Binding Board Books
Release Date Feb 1, 2005
Publisher Simon & Schuster
ISBN 0689878850 ISBN13 9780689878855
Availability 38 units. Availability accurate as of May 26, 2017 07:17.
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More About Cynthia Rylant
As a child in West Virginia, Cynthia Rylant never dreamed of becoming a writer. In her free time, she devoured Archie comic books and paperback romances and enjoyed the outdoors. But after taking one college English class, she was, "hooked on great writing... I didn't know about this part of me until I went to college-didn't know I loved beautiful stories." And one night, inspired by the Southern writer James Agee, she sat down and wrote When I Was Young in the Mountains. Named a Caldecott Honor Book and an ALA Notable Book, it was an instant success. Since that night, Rylant hasn't stopped creating wonderful books. Her stories explore friendship, love, grief, and other mysteries, and often draw on her memories of growing up in Appalachia. "I get a lot of personal gratification thinking of those people who don't get any attention in the world and making them really valuable in my fiction-making them absolutely shine with their beauty." She lives with her many pets in the Pacific Northwest.
Cynthia Rylant currently resides in Portland, in the state of Oregon. Cynthia Rylant was born in 1967.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Give Me Grace: A Child's Daybook of Prayers?
Great baby/baptism gift Jan 8, 2007
This is a great gift any parent will appreciate! Simply stated story and pictures that young children will enjoy listening to and adults will enjoy reading. I first bought it for my daughter's 1st birthday (her middle name happens to be Grace, so it was even more appropriate!) and have given it as a gift many times since then.
Sweet Book Aug 22, 2006
This little book is the perfect way to share a prayer with your child. It's wonderful, and I buy it for all my friends. The bright, vivid illustrations are also an eye catcher for little ones.
Sweet book for baby May 26, 2006
Beautiful illustrations and sweet, simple prayers - one for each day of the week. After our bedtime story, we read the day's prayer and say goodnight to our 6-mo-old. (Would be great for 6-yr-olds too.) A wonderful book. Would be a sweet christening/baptism gift.
Give me More Grace... Jan 7, 2006
This book is delightfully poetic. I read this book to my newborn every day and never tire of the wording. My baby looks attentively at the beautiful illustrations. Adults that have overheard me reading aloud to my child have commented on the beauty of this simply loveable book.
Perfect baptism or confirmation gift Dec 7, 2004
I give this book to nieces, nephews and friends when baptized or confirmed. Its best for under age 7, I would say. It has beautiful, vividly colorful graphics that naturally attract children.
The simple, but thoughtful messages are easy for even a 2 year old to understand. And, it helps transmit the message that prayer is a warm, comforting activity, to be incorporated into daily life.