Beginning with prayers and images representing the Christian faith, this book travels from "St. Mark's cathedral in Venice to King Solomon's Temple and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem to the River Ganges in India, from North America to Central Africa to China and Japan" - one sacred destination to another to introduce our children to the many different prayers and religious places beloved by peoples in different cultures and geographic places around the globe.
36 pages 978-1937786694 Ages 4-9
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
In this beautifully illustrated book of short prayers from major world religions, award-winning author Demi shows children the great value of talking to God. Here they will find many time-honored favorites, including prayers of praise, prayers of petition, prayers of gratitude, and prayers of blessing. Taking readers on a fascinating journey across the globe, Demi's stunning illustrations celebrate the life of prayer shared by all the world's religions. Moving from King Solomon's Temple and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem to St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice to the Delhi Mosque and the River Ganges in India; from North America to Central Africa to China and Japan―each exciting new illustration transports readers to a holy destination where they can experience the religion's life of prayer directly at its source. Religions featured are Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, Shintoism, American Plains Indian, and Central African. Also included are an author's preface and an informative appendix with helpful notes on the prayers and illustrations.--from the pubilsher