In Every Tiny Grain of Sand (Hardcover)

A Child's Book of Prayers and Praise

By Reeve Lindbergh (Editor), Christine Davenier (Illustrator), Bob Graham (Illustrator), Anita Jeram (Illustrator), Elisa Kleven (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763601768, 80pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2000

List Price: 22.99*
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Commemorate the holidays—or anytime—with exquisitely illustrated prayers and poetry from around the world. (ages 4 and up)

Around the world and throughout time, people have cherished and spoken simple words that make them feel better when they are sad, brave when they are afraid, and befriended when they are alone—or just pleased to be alive on God's earth.

Here, gathered together by Reeve Lindbergh, are 77 treasured poems and prayers from many cultures and faiths. With fresh, bright, and joyous illustrations by acclaimed artists from four different countries, IN EVERY TINY GRAIN OF SAND is a diverse and beautiful collection of poems, praise, and pictures for families of all beliefs to contemplate and to cherish.

About the Author

Christine Davenier, who lives in Paris, says she loved illustrating poems about mountains, the ocean, water, sand, flowers, and stones. "Now I want to move to the country," she says.
Bob Graham says he was drawn to illustrate IN EVERY TINY GRAIN OF SAND by "its generosity of spirit."
Anita Jeram especially enjoyed painting "all of those dark skies, stars, and the moon."
Elisa Kleven says she found the poems in "For the Home" in this anthology "deeply comforting."