A Child's Book of Prayers - Book & CD set (Macmillan Young Listeners Story Time Sets) (Mixed media product)

By Michael Hague (Editor), Michael Hague (Illustrator), Kathleen McInerney (Read by), Lorelei King (Read by), Sean Schemmel (Read by)

Macmillan Young Listeners, 9781427209917

Publication Date: August 17, 2010

List Price: 9.99*
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Description

Michael Hague's beautifully illustrated, best-selling collection of traditional prayers. From "The Lord's Prayer" to "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep," the nineteen verses included are familiar, comforting, and appropriate for even the youngest child, while Hague's art is full of love and spirit. Together, art and text create a keepsake that presents a reassuring vision of the world to its smallest inhabitants.



About the Author

Michael Hague has illustrated some of the best-loved works of children's literature, including The Velveteen Rabbit, The Wizard of Oz, and The Teddy Bears' Picnic. His lush, detailed watercolors have earned him a dedicated following and a reputation as one of America's foremost illustrators of books for children. He lives with his wife, Kathleen, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Michael Hague has illustrated some of the best-loved works of children's literature, including The Velveteen Rabbit, The Wizard of Oz, and The Teddy Bears' Picnic. His lush, detailed watercolors have earned him a dedicated following and a reputation as one of America's foremost illustrators of books for children. He lives with his wife, Kathleen, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Kathleen McInerney has narrated numerous audiobooks by bestselling authors such as Emily Giffin, Danielle Steel, Jeffrey Stepakoff, Mary Kay Andrews, and Linda Castillo. Her narration of Just One Day by Gayle Forman won an AudioFile Earphones Award. In reviewing Mary Kay Andrew’s Ladies’ Night, AudioFile magazine said, “McInerney makes each of the characters distinct and recognizable and gives each the perfect voice, accent, and vocal mannerisms. Most enjoyable and well performed.”

 She has appeared onstage in New York and around the United States in both classical and contemporary theater. Her credits also include television commercials, daytime drama, radio plays, and animation voice-overs. 



LORELEI KING has recorded over 200 audiobooks, including several titles from Janet Evanovich’s bestselling Stephanie Plum series and Darynda Jones’s Charley Davidson series.  Her many awards include the 2008 Audie Award for Female Solo Narration for Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas, the Radio Times performer of the Year for The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood, and AudioFile Earphones Awards for Eleven on Top and Twelve Sharp, both by Janet Evanovich.  AudioFile also deemed her one of the "Best Voices of 2008."

 

King’s screen credits include Notting Hill, House of Mirth, and Cold Feet, among others. She has appeared as regular and recurring characters in popular British television shows such as Chef, Cold Feet, Alistair McGowan's Big Impression, Emmerdale, and the saucy Mile High. King now makes her home in London, where she lives with her husband, actor Vincent Marzello.



Sean Schemmel is a voice actor whose work includes providing the voice of Goku in the English-language version of the Dragon Ball anime television shows and video games. He also provided voices in Speed Racer, Pokémon, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, among many other roles. He has narrated books including Justin Halpern’s Sh*t My Dad Says, Jack D. Ferraiolo’s Big Splash and, for Macmillan Young Listeners, Uri Shulevitz’s Caldecott Honor-winning Snow.


Praise For A Child's Book of Prayers - Book & CD set (Macmillan Young Listeners Story Time Sets)

“Familiar devotions with a Christian emphasis.... The multiracial children and babies have a still, meditative quality appropriate to the subject matter.” —School Library Journal