Prayer for a Child
|Prayer for a Child|
|Illustrator||Elizabeth Orton Jones|
|Genre||Children's picture book|
|Publisher||The Macmillan Company|
Prayer for a Child is a 1944 book by Rachel Field. Its artwork by Elizabeth Orton Jones won it a Caldecott Medal in 1945. The whole book is narrated by a little girl, but it represents children as a whole. It reflects their love of God, and their gentleness to humankind as a whole.
"Bless this soft and waiting bed where I presently shall be wrapped in sweet security."—the first sentence
- American Library Association: Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 - Present. URL accessed 27 May 2009.
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