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 a New York Times bestselling author. Her previous works include At Jerusalem's Gate, When Daddy Prays (both Eerdmans), and Bronx Masquerade (Dial), which won the Coretta Scott King Award. Most recently, she won the 2017 Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her lasting contributions to children's literature. Nikki lives in California. Visit her website at www.nikkigrimes.com.
Bryan Collier grew up in Maryland and began painting when he was fifteen. His first children's book, Uptown (Henry Holt), earned him the first-ever Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Award. He has also received four Caldecott Honors and has won the Coretta Scott King Award six times. He lives in New York with his wife and daughters. Visit his website at www.bryancollier.com.
Nikki Grimes currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California.