Grandad's Prayers of the Earth

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Grandad's Prayers of the Earth
Written by Douglas Wood
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 076364675X
ISBN-13: 9780763646752
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Grandad's Prayers of the Earth

author: Douglas Wood
illustrator: P. J. Lynch

Grandad is the boy’s best friend. Being with him always makes the world
seem right. And how vast that world is: a world of tall trees that reach for
the clouds and sun and moon and stars -- and what else is reaching for
heaven but a prayer? Each time he and Grandad walk in the woods, the boy listens for the prayers of the earth. And finally the boy asks: "Are our prayers answered?" One day, long after Grandad is gone, long after the boy is grown, he understands Grandad’s reply: "If we listen very closely, a prayer is often its own answer." Douglas Wood, author of OLD TURTLE, has written a wise and moving story for all ages, beautifully illustrated by the acclaimed P.J. Lynch.

"Wood conveys a sense of something larger in the world, and gives voice to the human longing to understand." -- KIRKUS REVIEWS (starred review) (Age 6 and up)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$7.99 / $9.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
076364675X /  9780763646752
on sale date:
09/2009
type/format:
Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
6 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 8 3/4" x 10 3/16"
grade range:
Grade 1 - Grade 4
 
subjects:
Family; Nature & The Natural World; Social Issues;
 
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