For sixty years children and parents have shared in the joy and inspiration of Rachel Field and Elizabeth Orton Jones's Prayer for a Child. This new edition commemorates the diamond anniversary of the award-winning modern classic's original publication. Full of intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God, this children's prayer is honest and powerful. And the heartwarming illustrations serve as reminders of life's simple pleasures. Recommended for ages 4 to 7. The 1945 Caldecott Medal Winner.