The My Very First range, whose flagship Bible has sold well over 250,000 copies and inspired a wide-ranging series of publications including board books, big books and sticker books, is a proven favourite on the Lion Children's list. My Very First Prayers and its accompanying Bible are w available in mini format editions. Here is a bright and appealing collection to share with a young child, containing over 120 memorable prayers about all the things in a child's world - discovering oneself, being part of a family, exploring the world, feeling happy, feeling sad and learning about the love of God. Alex Ayliffe's bright illustrations of children and animals offer plenty of character to appeal to young children and the adults who share this collection of prayers with them.
Lois Rock has established an international reputation as a children's writer. Specialising in Bible stories, prayer books, and information books, her books have been translated into over 30 languages with sales approaching 4 million copies. She draws on her experience as a mother of three, and as a leader of church children's groups. Alex Ayliffe's papercut illustrations are bright and bold, dainty and detailed, with lots of character. She has an established reputation as a storybook illustrator, working with major publishers. She won the Sainsbury's Best Book for Babies award in 2000.