As the New Year approaches and revellers begin their celebrations, a poor homeless child searches for the warmth of a simple flame to keep him warm. The words of The Prayer will stay with you forever. A haunting children's tale from the imagination of Stephan J Myers. The Prayer is a rhapsody of images and words that will linger long after the last page is turned. Images and words that touch a special place inside, where the heart and mind know no boundaries. A tale of hope and reflection for readers young and old, for every day of the year. Read it, tell a friend, will you be the one to save him...? Praise for The Prayer ***** "Myers' fairy tale is a rhapsody of colours, musicality and clever rhyming ...... Each picture, with its vivid colours and soft lines, is a narrative statement of its own...so brilliant it should be framed!" ***** "This is definitely a book that will be treasured and read again and again. The thing I still remember about my favourite childhood reads is the illustrations. There is so much detail on every page, I'm sure these will be remembered by generations to come" ***** "As far as writing and illustration go this is what dreams are made of. Immaculately written and illustrated" ***** "A truly charming & magical story by the very talented Stephen J Myers. As for the illustrations, they are simply stunning! I would highly recommend this book. A delightful read for all ages" ***** "A very touching and heart-warming story that actually brought tears to my eyes. A story of a young boy who has nothing, but sees how some who have so much can't help someone who doesn't. I believe this story should be in everyone's book shelf...." ***** "The Prayer is eloquently written about a young boy who is looking for a warm place of his own and a meal. This is a tale that will haunt the reader for a long time. It makes one think about how unfair life can be for some" ***** "You'll find a captivating and truly touching read between the pages of this beautiful book. If you are looking for a book that will bring a memorable life lesson to a child and adults alike, this is an outstanding read. Oh, and the illustrations are absolutely magical" ***** "Everyone should read this little gem. A fantastic poignant little tale which grips from beginning to end. Don't miss this one" ***** "Beautifully written book with amazing illustrations. Thought provoking for adults and children alike. Reading makes you realise just how adaptable the story is to the modern day. 'd recommend this lovely book to anyone" ***** "Wonderful story written in verse suitable for all ages. The story was more meaningful each time I read it and the wonderful illustrations really added to it"
The Prayer by Stephan J. Myers was published by Hershey Reese & Myers Ltd. in October 2013 and is our 42683rd best seller. The ISBN for The Prayer is 9780992727406.