A Child's Book of Prayers and Blessings: From Faiths and Cultures Around the World
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Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
October 10, 2017
10.3 X 10.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.05 pounds
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About the Author
Deloris Jordan is Michael Jordan's mother and the coauthor of Salt in His Shoes and Michael's Golden Rules, illustrated by Kadir Nelson; Did I Tell You I Love You Today?, illustrated by Shane W. Evans; and Dream Big, illustrated by Barry Root. She is also the author of Family First: Winning the Parenting Game, a book highlighting the seven principles of parenting. Through her work with the James R. Jordan Foundation in Chicago, Illinois, as well as the Jordan Institute for Families at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mrs. Jordan is widely regarded as an advocate for children and families. The mother of five children and the grandmother of eleven, Mrs. Jordan lives in Chicago. Shadra Strickland studied, design, writing, and illustration at Syracuse University and later went on to complete her MFA at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She won the Ezra Jack Keats Award and the Coretta Scott King - John Steptoe Award for New Talent in 2009 for her work in her first picture book, Bird, written by Zetta Elliott. Strickland coillustrated Our Children Can Soar, winner of a 2010 NAACP Image Award. She teaches illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland. Visit her online at ShadraStrickland.com.
"Pink and orange sunbeams surround a diverse group of children on the cover of this lovely book, welcoming youngsters to Jordan's kid-friendly collection of 21 prayers....Appended with a note about the authors and sources of these prayers (most are available in public domain), this should make a good addition to the young family prayer shelf. " -- Booklist--Booklist Online "Oct 27, 2017 "