Item description for From a Child's Heart by Nikki Grimes & Brenda Joysmith...
Overview Thirteen poem-prayers the author might have prayed as a child, expressing the hopes, fears, longings and ordinary, everyday concerns touching a child's life.
Publishers Description What do children pray for? A best friend? More space? A chance to wear daddy's hat? Children pray for many different things, as illustrated in this wonderful collection. Nikki Grimes' prayer-poems are masterful, and Brenda Joysmith's pastels add a special visual dimension to each. From A Child's Heart will be enjoyed from the very young to the very old.
Citations And Professional Reviews From a Child's Heart by Nikki Grimes & Brenda Joysmith has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 10/18/1993
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Studio: Just Us Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.74" Width: 11.26" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.83 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2000
Publisher Just Us Books
ISBN 0940975440 ISBN13 9780940975446
Availability 0 units.
More About Nikki Grimes & Brenda Joysmith
Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include the ALA Notable book What is Goodbye? as well as the novels Jazmin s Notebook, Dark Sons, and The Road to Paris, all Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books. She won the Coretta Scott King Author Award for Bronx Masquerade. She lives in Corona, California. Visit her online at NikkiGrimes.com. Bryan Collier is the author and illustrator of the Coretta Scott King Award winning book Uptown. He received Caldecott Honors for the books Martin s Big Words by Doreen Rappaport, which was also a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor book; Rosa by Nikki Giovanni, which received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award; and, most recently, Dave the Potter by Laban Carrick Hill. He lives in New York. You can visit him at BryanCollier.com."
Nikki Grimes currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California.
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