From School Library Journal
PreSchool-K—There is no shortage of published collections of prayers for children, but even in such a crowded field, this one stands out. Simple meditations, both familiar and less well known, are presented along with warmhearted illustrations for the purpose of exposing children to the spiritual benefits of prayer. The well-chosen selections begin at the start of the day and follow different youngsters and their families through school, meals, and other typical pursuits, offering prayers of blessing, thanksgiving, or praise suited to each endeavor. The pencil, watercolor, and oil-wash artwork skillfully depicts the charismatic characters, who hale from a variety of ethnic backgrounds and live in both city and rural settings. The detailed illustrations provide numerous realistic entry points for readers to identify with the highlighted activities and the associated spiritual feelings they may evoke. The offerings contain attribution when possible, and an author's note explains why some do not. Libraries with a need to update their 200s section will find this a solid choice.—Lisa Egly Lehmuller, St. Patrick's Catholic School, Charlotte, NC
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There is no shortage of published collections of prayers for children, but even in such a crowded field, this one stands out. -- School Library Journal