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For Every Little Thing
Poems and Prayers to Celebrate the Day
Edited by June Cotner and Nancy Tupper Ling
Illustrated by Helen Cann

Ages 4-10
HARDCOVER; Published: 9/21/2021
ISBN: 978-0-8028-5519-0
Price: $ 18.99
96 Pages
Trim Size, in inches: 9 x 9
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A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Society of Illustrators “The Original Art” Annual Exhibition Selection

Kirkus Reviews: “Thoughtfully selected and prettily illustrated.”
Wall Street Journal: “Illustrated with careful delicacy…With works from a range of cultural and religious traditions, this book will encourage 4- to 10-year-olds to count their blessings.”
The Inner Source Network: “We suspect that the words will sink deeply into minds and hearts as a lasting well of inspiration.”

How do you find joy in ordinary moments? How do you mark small wonders like the return of the fireflies or a friend’s helping hand?

Arranged from waking up to falling asleep, For Every Little Thing is an engaging collection of the day and its delights. This inspirational anthology gathers classic selections, modern prayers, and new poems from multiple cultures and faiths. From Emily Dickinson to Amma, from Ken Nesbitt to Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro, fifty-one voices encourage children to be present and thankful at all hours.

Accessible language and richly detailed illustrations celebrate simple pleasures like slurping noodles and splashing in puddles. Perfect for sharing around the table or at bedtime, For Every Little Thing will awaken a sense of gratitude in readers of all ages.

WORLD Picture Books of the Year List Honorable Mention (2022)