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A Child's Book of Animal Poems and Blessings
Collected by Eliza Blanchard
ISBN: 9781558965584
Book (Hardcover)
Skinner House Books
7 x 7
32 pages
Full color illustrations
November 1, 2010


These poems, prayers and blessings about animals are drawn from around the world and throughout history. Speaks to a child's sense of connection with the animal kingdom. By turns amusing and reverential, Blanchard weaves together a collection that inspires gratitude and joy for a world rich in diversity and wonder. Sources include the Bible, African and Native American cultures, Lewis Carroll, William Wordsworth and Christina Rosetti.

Eliza Blanchard is a Unitarian Universalist affiliate minister at the First Parish in Brookline, Massachusetts. She is the editor of A Child’s Book of Blessings and Prayers and A Child’s Book of Animal Poems and Blessings both published by Skinner House.
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Illustrated by Joyce Hasselberth

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