Synopses & Reviews
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 aloneor 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.
Illustrations by Davenier, Bob Graham, Anita Jeram, and Elisa Kleven are featured in this collection of inspirational poems, prayers, and other writings for children and families of all beliefs. Full color.
A collection of inspirational poems, prayers, and other writings grouped, "For the day, For the home, For the earth, and For the night".
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."
Reeve Lindbergh says of IN EVERY TINY GRAIN OF SAND, "It is a joy to see familiar and beloved words from my own childhood come to life again for other children in the presence of such beautiful paintings by four remarkable artists."