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Sophie Piper - Author

About the Author

Sophie Piper has an excellent reputation as a compiler of children's prayers books, which include Prayers for the Very Young, Goodnight Prayers, and Prayers for a Better World.

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Other books by Sophie Piper

The Good Samaritan and Other Parables of Jesus

The Good Samaritan and Other Parables of Jesus

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/03/2018

Accomplished author and illustrator team, Lois Rock and Sophie Allsopp, have come together again to create another beautiful Bible story collection. Twenty parables, widely loved for their insight and wisdom, are retold and illustrated with elegant pictures to make an anthology with a classic feel. Contents: The Sower, A Lamp Under a Bowl, The Mustard Seed, Hidden Treasure, A Perfect Pearl, The Man Who Had Everything, Rich Man Poor Man, The Great Feast, The Two Men at the Temple, The Unforgiving Servant, The Growing Seed, Wheat and Weeds, The Lost Sheep, The Runaway Son, Knock, Knock, Knocking, The Widow and the Judge, The Good Samaritan, The Two Sons, The Two Servants, The Two Builders.

The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2017

The Good Samaritan is one of a set of titles in the Candle Little Lambs series. These books are designed for children 2 and over, and the small format is great for toddlers. There are plenty of pictures for little ones to look at accompanying the simple retellings. The full series includes: Adam and Eve, Noah and the Ark, Joseph, Moses in the Bulrushes, Ruth and Naomi, Samuel, David and Goliath, Daniel and the Lions, Jonah and the Great Fish, Baby Jesus, Peter the Fisherman, The Good Samaritan, The Prodigal Son, Mary and Martha, The Lost Sheep, Zacchaeus, The First Easter, Paul.

The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2016

A traditional and reverent retelling of this important story, evoking the spirit of heavenly love come down to earth at Christmas. Illustrated throughout with detailed, bold pictures by Annabel Spenceley.

My First Picture Bible

My First Picture Bible

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/09/2016

From Noah to Easter, 11 of the Bible's best-loved stories are retold with Emily Bolam's sunny and lively illustrations. A wonderful introduction to Bible stories to share with your little one. Read one at a time for a bedtime story, or dive in anywhere and pick a few for a longer story time!

Bible Story Time My Little Library

Bible Story Time My Little Library

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/04/2016

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The ten books are - God Makes the World - Noah and the Flood - Moses and the Princess - David and Goliath - Daniel and the Lions - Jonah and the Whale - Jesus and the Fishermen - Jesus and the Prayer - Jesus and the Miracle - The Lost Sheep

The Lion Book of Prayers to Know and Love

The Lion Book of Prayers to Know and Love

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/02/2016

A smaller format edition of a popular prayer book - the reduced size makes it more accessible for young children. A companion to The Lion Read and Know Bible, this is a bright collection of prayers familiar and new to encourage thankfulness and thoughtfulness in the events of everyday and on special days and occasions. Unique to this volume are 8 'feature' spreads which highlight different aspects of prayer, heading each section, and helping a child come to learn why and how people pray. These topics include: Praising God the Maker; Thanksgiving; Forgiving and Forgiven; Choosing the Right Way; Praying for One Another; For all the World; Praying as Jesus Taught; and Blessings. The whole collection is illustrated with Anthony Lewis's cheerful pictures which simply invite the reader in.

The Easter Story

The Easter Story

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/01/2016

A traditional retelling of this important story, starting with the entry to Jerusalem and ending with Jesus appearing to the disciples, and conveying the joyful Easter message of new life and everlasting love. Illustrated throughout with detailed, bold pictures by Annabel Spenceley.

The Lion Read and Know Bible

The Lion Read and Know Bible

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2016

A paperback edition of a popular Bible. Over 50 stories, retold in simple language, are accompanied by 30 fun and informative encyclopedic double-page features throughout the book, which bring to life the cultural context of the Bible and highlight the point and purpose of these ancient stories. Spreads cover subjects including people and places, landscapes and creatures and traditions and worship to help young learners discover life behind the stories. A variety of both spot illustrations and larger pieces on every page makes a lively and engaging layout with plenty to encourage the young reader to turn the pages. Everything about this Bible is designed to make it appealing and accessible.

My Bible Story Book

My Bible Story Book

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/01/2016

A cute little Bible story book with Dubravka Kolanovic's distinctive and adorable illustrations. Ten stories are briefly but accurately retold, making this an ideal gift for a young child. Includes a dedication page and a prayer. A perfect partner to Dubravka's My Baptism Book.

Prayers and Verses for a Child's Baptism

Prayers and Verses for a Child's Baptism

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/01/2016

A striking and sincere book of over 40 prayers, psalms and Bible verses to be given as a Baptism gift. The prayers are divided into sections on different aspects of living in the Christian faith, and accompanied by gentle, uplifting illustrations. Includes a page for people to sign and write their own blessings, and a dedication page.

Jesus is Born

Jesus is Born

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/09/2015

The story of the Nativity is read in homes, schools and churches all through Advent, year after year. The emotion and detail in Anne Yvonne Gilbert's exquisite illustrations will make this picture book of the first Christmas stand out in the memory with all the awe and splendour that the birth of Jesus evokes. The retelling follows the traditional sequence of episodes and echoes the language of the Gospels themselves. A picture book to be treasured.

The Lion Story Bible

The Lion Story Bible

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/09/2015

This stylish and engaging Bible contains over 120 short stories, and also features an introduction before the Testaments to explain the historical context of the stories to come. Each page is highly illustrated with a varied layout and pictures and text combining on the page. The colours are light and fresh, with plenty of character and expression. Presentation page included.

Bible Promises for Baby's Baptism

Bible Promises for Baby's Baptism

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/05/2015

Gather together to welcome your new baby into the family and into the church! This adorable little book is full of words from the Bible and prayers, that a child can grow to treasure and makes a wonderful keepsake book for the occasion. Share these words of God's love with the child who is dear to you.

Goodnight God Bless

Goodnight God Bless

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/10/2014

Blessings and reassuring prayers feature in this small format book to share with a little child as they are going to sleep. There are plenty of cute soft toys to look at throughout the book and help children empathise with the sentiment of the prayers, and dreamy landscapes perfect for bedtime. The cover is padded and features foil stars to make it an extra special gift.

God Makes the World

God Makes the World

Author: Sophie Piper Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2014

Jesus and the Fishermen

Jesus and the Fishermen

Author: Sophie Piper Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2014

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: God makes the World (07459 4861 8) Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) The First Easter (07459 4872 3) Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7)

First Christmas

First Christmas

Author: Sophie Piper Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2014

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: God makes the World (07459 4861 8) Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) The First Easter (07459 4872 3) Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7)

Jesus and the Prayer

Jesus and the Prayer

Author: Sophie Piper Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2014

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: God makes the World (07459 4861 8) Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) The First Easter (07459 4872 3) Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7)

First Easter

First Easter

Author: Sophie Piper Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2014

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: God makes the World (07459 4861 8) Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) The First Easter (07459 4872 3) Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7)

Jesus and the Miracle

Jesus and the Miracle

Author: Sophie Piper Format: eBook Release Date: 17/10/2014

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: God makes the World (07459 4861 8) Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) The First Easter (07459 4872 3) Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7)

The Lion Book of Nursery Fables

The Lion Book of Nursery Fables

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/07/2014

The much loved fables of Aesop - learned in childhood and handed down for generations are collected here in a stylish volume that young children can treasure for years. Dubravka Kolanovic's illustrations capture the traditional feel in a fresh and contemporary way, filling the pages with lively and engaging characters. Presented in a hardback cover, with padding front and back, and rounded corners, this book makes a wonderful gift. Also available: The Lion Book of Nursery Rhymes The Lion Book of Nursery Tales The Lion Nursery Bible

My Baptism Book Maxi

My Baptism Book Maxi

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/06/2014

This book has the colour illustration, textual simplicity and styling to appeal to very young children - from the time they are 2 to about 5. It includes simple prayers, of the sort that are useful to commit to memory and to say at bedtime, along with very simply expressed statements of Christian belief that are appropriate to the age range. The dominant message is one of God's eternal love and care.

Baby's First Bible

Baby's First Bible

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Board book Release Date: 21/03/2014

A collection of twenty Bible stories from the Old and New Testaments. Each Bible story is told over a double page with wonderfully colourful, collage illustrations. There are smiling characters, sweet animals, and bright backdrops throughout. Each story is retold in language that is easy to read aloud to a child, and reflecting God's love and care.

First Prayers for Baby

First Prayers for Baby

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/03/2014

A book of simple prayers that are delightful to share with a newborn child. Including some traditional prayers as well as more modern ones, it will make an ideal gift for a baptism or christening, suitable for a girl or boy. Illustrated throughout with heart-warming, pastel images of sweet babies and their soft toys, and presented in a padded hardback.

The Lost Sheep

The Lost Sheep

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

Daniel and the Lions

Daniel and the Lions

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

The First Christmas

The First Christmas

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

Jesus and the Miracle

Jesus and the Miracle

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

Noah and the Flood

Noah and the Flood

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

Jesus and the Prayer

Jesus and the Prayer

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

Moses and the Princess

Moses and the Princess

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God makes the World (07459 4861 8) -Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) -Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) -David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) -Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) -Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament -Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) -Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) -The First Easter (07459 4872 3) -Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) -The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) -The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7)

Jesus and the Fishermen

Jesus and the Fishermen

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

God Makes the World

God Makes the World

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2014

Each little paperback Bible story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God Makes the World (978 0 7459 6354 9) -Noah and the Flood (978 0 7459 6355 6) -Moses and the Princess (978 0 7459 6356 3) -David and Goliath (978 0 7459 6357 0) -Jonah and the Whale (978 0 7459 6358 7) -Daniel and the Lions (978 0 7459 6359 4) From the New Testament -The First Christmas (978 0 7459 6364 8) -Jesus and the Fishermen (978 0 7459 6360 0) -Jesus and the Prayer (978 0 7459 6363 1) -Jesus and the Miracle (978 0 7459 6361 7) -The Lost Sheep (978 0 7459 6365 5) -The First Easter (978 0 7459 6362 4)

My Guardian Angel

My Guardian Angel

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2013

This appealing small format prayer book contains heart warming prayers asking for God's love and protection through the day and through the night. It features a presentation page, making it ideal for a gift, and a squashy, padded cover.

God Bless

God Bless

Author: Sophie Piper, Kay Widdowson Format: Board book Release Date: 22/06/2012

Here I Am is part of the Prayers for Little Hands series, which each feature a single prayer on a simple theme. Each spread features a large pop-in jigsaw piece that reflects the words of the prayer, to help children learn to pray through play. Titles publishing in the Prayers for Little Hands series: God Bless Goodnight Here I Am Thank You, God

Bible Blessings for a special godchild

Bible Blessings for a special godchild

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/05/2012

This thoughtful selection of simply retold Bible stories and prayers is written especially so that young children may come to understand the faith into which they have been christened. Each Bible story ends with a simple prayer telling of God's promise of blessing, to say together and remember. Caroline Williams's gentle illustrations will help little children take the sentiment of the stories and blessings to heart, providing a warm and soft focus as adult and child share these special words together.

From the Day You Were Born A first book to share with baby

From the Day You Were Born A first book to share with baby

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Board book Release Date: 22/04/2011

This picture book expresses all the hopes, dreams and wishes that a grown-up feels for a newborn child. Presented in an easy-to-share board book format, it is written so as to be read aloud to a child from newborn to around the age of two, and can be given as a constant reminder to the child that, from the very beginning, they have been loved and cherished. Kristina Stephenson's adorable illustrations are a perfect match, to be enjoyed by baby and grown-up alike.

I Can Say a Prayer

I Can Say a Prayer

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/04/2011

Saying a prayer doesn't always have to be for just bedtime. This colourful little book helps parents and toddlers learn that each moment in the day can be a time for prayer and reflection. Emily Bolam's colourful illustrations show children learning to pray through simple everyday activities - counting fingers, washing hands, making music, walking along a path - whilst the selection of traditional and new prayers included offer just the right words for each occasion.

A Gift for a Little Child's Baptism

A Gift for a Little Child's Baptism

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/02/2011

Simple prayers and appealing illustrations make this a delight to give on the occasion or anniversary of a baptism or christening. A selection of modern and traditional blessings touch on the values that a grown-up wishes for a newly baptized child: love; joy; peace; patience; kindness; goodness; faithfulness; gentleness; self-control. The book includes a dedication page to record the date of the baptism, the name of the child, and the godparents.

Prayers for All Seasons

Prayers for All Seasons

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2011

This beautifully illustrated collection of prayers includes words for all through the year. The prayers in this book not only match the seasons: they speak in turn of hopefulness, joy, thanksgiving, reflection, and of God's everlasting love. Themes include: Springtime (beginnings, choosing the right path, hope); Summer (praise for creation, journeys, holidays); Autumn (harvest, thanksgiving, reflection); Winter (sad times, partings, prayer); Christmas (heaven on earth); and Easter (resurrection, eternity, heaven). Elena Temporin's warm illustrations give this collection a friendly quality.

God Bless Me A Child's Prayer Book

God Bless Me A Child's Prayer Book

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/01/2011

Combining traditional childhood favourites with modern prayers and blessings, this brightly illustrated prayer book is one that will be treasured by children as they grow. Full of warmth, wit and wisdom, each of the 145 prayers is numbered and arranged thematically to give children words for reflecting on all aspects of their world. Sections include people of the world, animals, saying sorry, making amends, school, holidays, festivals, seasons, bedtime, and bereavement. Barbara Vagnozzi's bright full-page and spot illustrations give a playful feel and make the collection a delight to browse. Printed on a thick paper and bound in a quality hardback, this collection combines the feeling of a classic children's treasury with the appeal of contemporary styling.

My First Holy Communion

My First Holy Communion

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/04/2010

This book has the colour illustration, textual simplicity and styling to appeal to children around the age of 7 - and all the charm and respectfulness to appeal to the adult buying the book. Designed with a fill-in page to commemorate the event, space for a photo to be stuck in and an acetate wrap to protect the white mock leather cover, it contains prayers - including many from or inspired directly by the Bible - on the themes of praising God, acknowledging one's baptism, coming to confession, taking part in holy communion, and seeking the great virtues. The book concludes with a section of appealing and reassuring blessings. This will be welcomed not only as a memento of a special day, but as a collection of prayers on which to establish an ongoing repertoire.

Everyone Needs a Hug

Everyone Needs a Hug

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Board book Release Date: 19/02/2010

This series of instantly appealing shaped board books are die-cut into a heart shape to make their message about caring and love immediately clear. Ultra simple text develops the theme, showing why hugs / kisses / love / friends are important all through the day. The adorable illustrations of animals throughout make these books heart-warming both to give and receive. The series comprises: Everyone Needs... A Hug / A Kiss / Love / A Friend.

Everyone Needs a Kiss

Everyone Needs a Kiss

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Board book Release Date: 19/02/2010

This series of instantly appealing shaped board books are die-cut into a heart shape to make their message about caring and love immediately clear. Ultra simple text develops the theme, showing why hugs / kisses / love / friends are important all through the day. The adorable illustrations of animals throughout make these books heart-warming both to give and receive. The series comprises: Everyone Needs... A Hug / A Kiss / Love / A Friend.

The Angel and the Dove A story for Easter

The Angel and the Dove A story for Easter

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2009

After a very sad day, a nesting Dove and an Angel rejoice in the miracles of spring and new life. This charming picture book gently touches on the events of the first Easter with a heartwarming message about new life which celebrates the Resurrection. Charming illustrations from Red House Children's Book Award-shortlisted Kristina Stephenson make this an endearing read to share during the run-up to Easter which can be used to explore the Easter themes of resurrection and new life.

Arkful of Animal Prayers

Arkful of Animal Prayers

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/03/2008

Endearing illustrations bring life to a selection of heartwarming prayers that express the joy children find in animals, as well as their hopes and dreams for all the animals of the world and their habitats. Charming illustrations from Tina Macnaughton make this an extra-appealing book of prayers.

Goodnight Prayers Prayers and blessings

Goodnight Prayers Prayers and blessings

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/03/2008

A book of sweet bedtime reflections to remind little children of God's love and care all through the night. Sweet illustrations of moons, stars, night-time creatures and child angels make this a sentimental treasure.

My Baptism Book

My Baptism Book

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Leather / fine binding Release Date: 20/04/2007

A stylish white imitation leather and silver gift binding for an appealing little book to mark an infant baptism or christening. This book has the colour illustration, textual simplicity and styling to appeal to very young children - from the time they are 2 to about 5. It includes simple prayers, of the sort that are useful to commit to memory and to say at bedtime, along with very simply expressed statements of Christian belief that are appropriate to the age range. The dominant message is one of God's eternal love and care.

My Baptism Book

My Baptism Book

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2006

This book has the colour illustration, textual simplicity and styling to appeal to very young children - from the time they are 2 to about 5. It includes simple prayers, of the sort that are useful to commit to memory and to say at bedtime, along with very simply expressed statements of Christian belief that are appropriate to the age range. The dominant message is one of God's eternal love and care.

Daniel and the Lions

Daniel and the Lions

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/08/2005

Each story in the series is retold in about 500 words with bright and cheerful pictures. The full series comprises: From the Old Testament: -God makes the World (07459 4861 8) -Noah and the Flood (07459 4862 6) -Moses and the Princess (07459 4863 4) -David and Goliath (07459 4864 2) -Jonah and the Whale (07459 4865 0) -Daniel and the Lions (07459 4866 9) From the New Testament -Jesus and the Fishermen (07459 4868 5) -Jesus and the Miracle (07459 4869 3) -The First Easter (07459 4872 3) -Jesus and the Prayer (07459 4871 5) -The First Christmas (07459 4867 7) -The Lost Sheep (07459 4870 7).

On the Day You Were Born

On the Day You Were Born

Author: Sophie Piper Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/03/2005

This picture book expresses all the hopes, dreams and wishes that a grown-up feels for a newborn child. It is written as speaking to the child when they are a little older, and can be given as a constant reminder to the child that, from the very beginning, they have been loved and cherished.

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