My Tender Heart Prayer Book: Rhyming Prayers for Little Ones (Board book)
With rhyming text and playful illustrations, My Tender Heart Prayer Book offers a vibrant collection of prayers for every moment of the day from morning to night. Inspiring words and “Heart Moments" combine to foster a little one’s relationship with God.
Simple yet uplifting prayers for toddlers going through their daily routine are accentuated with a “Heart Moment” for parents to share and ponder. Scripture verses are noted throughout that point to God’s Word and relevance to everyday experiences.
My Tender Heart Prayer Book:
• Contains 23 prayers for baby or toddler that encourage gratitude, thinking of others, asking for help, joy, compassion, trust in God, and teach important spiritual cornerstones
• Is a sturdy board book that can withstand repeated readings and usage at home, church, or classroom
• Is perfect as bedtime reading for your toddlers and little ones
• Offers details in the artwork for little ones to enjoy and find for “point and learn” discovery
• Serve as a base for introductory Bible discussion with handy Scripture references
• Is the perfect size for little hands
• Makes a great gift for many occasions including baby shower, christening, baptism, baby dedication, new grandchild, curious toddlers, and boys and girls ages 0 to 4 years old
At the breakfast table, in the car, at school, or at bedtime – every time is the perfect time to help kids connect with God! Parents, caregivers, teachers, godparents, aunts and uncles will want to make My Tender Heart Prayer Book part of their beloved little one’s daily routine.
Learn more about My Tender Heart Prayer Book and find free resources at MyTenderHeartBooks.com.
About the Author
Laura Sassi has a passion for telling stories in prose and rhyme. She is the author of multiple books for young children including the best-selling Goodnight, Ark, which was a 2015 Christian Book Award Finalist; Goodnight, Manger; Diva Delores and the Opera House Mouse, which is a 2021-2022 Iowa Goldfinch Award Nominee; Love Is Kind, which was a 2020 Anna Dewdney Read Together Award Honor Book; Little Ewe: The Story of One Lost Sheep, Bunny Finds Easter, and Happy Birthday, Christmas Child!, her new counting board book.
Laura had a successful teaching career before becoming a children’s author. She’s been a homeschool mom, children’s ministry director, historic museum interpreter, and more. She writes daily from her home in New Jersey and finds special joy in pointing kids to God and to good through story and sharing her love of reading and writing at school visits, church gatherings and other events.
Sandra Eide is a children’s book illustrator from the Pacific Northwest. Sandra works with a mixture of real watercolors, textures, and digital mediums to create her illustrations. Her art is influenced by nature, culture, and the importance of showing all kinds of people in her work.
“Such a sweet prayer book demonstrating how kids may pray in all circumstances throughout the day. Kids will love the extra activities and encouragement to apply these prayers to their own lives." —Jill Roman Lord, award-winning children’s book author
“My Tender Heart Prayer Book is perfect for parents and grandparents to guide their littlest ones in short, rhythmic prayers and heart moment reflections for every part of their child’s day from morning to meals, school and play, errands and helping others, to bath and bedtime. Paired Bible verses and adorable illustrations will help young children thank and praise God.” —Tina Cho, author of the award winning The Ocean Calls and My Breakfast with Jesus
"From the moment they open their eyes, til they close at bedtime, My Tender Heart Prayer Book brings little ones into the presence of God. Not only does Laura give us wonderful words to pray with our children, but with simple heart moments she helps us disciple them and helps us talk to them about God in the everyday.” —Rev. Ian Rankine, Pastor, Pluckemin Presbyterian Church, Pluckemin NJ
"This book inspired my toddler to give more hugs after reading it! And that's because it's just what My Tender Heart Prayer Book feels like—a big hug from God to your child. Both you and your child will treasure it." —Noelle Kirchner, pastor, author, parenting TV host, and mother of three