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A Child's First Book of Prayers Lois Rock, Alison Jay

19th July 2002
224 pages: 170mm x 145mm x 22mm
Lion Children's Books
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150 simple and sincere prayers for a child to treasure. Beautifully illustrated by Allison Jay, with prayers specially written and selected for children up to age 8, making the book an ideal gift for religious occasions from a baby's baptism to a child's first communion.
Contents: Prayers for the Quiet Morning. When We Are at Home. When We Are Out and About. We Think About the World. We Think About Animals. This Fragile World. Prayers for Every Season. Prayers for the Festivals. Prayers from the Bible. Prayers for Sad Times. Prayers for Quiet Times. Prayers for the Night
Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children's writer. Specializing in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over 30 languages with sales approaching 4 million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children's groups.|Alison Jay graduated with a first-class degree in illustration from the London College of Printing. She worked in animation before moving on to children's illustration. She is well known for her beautiful children's books illustrations and has been nominated for the Kate Greenaway prize four times. She won the Transworld Children's Book Award in the AOI Images Best of British illustration. Alison works in alkyd paint, which is a quick drying oil paint. Sometimes, she coats the illustration with layers of varnish to give the illustrations an aged crackled effect.

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