↠ Prayer for a Child ☆ Rachel Field Elizabeth Orton Jones
A prayer full of the intimate gentleness for familiar things, the love of friends and family, and the kindly protection of God Though it was written for one little girl, the prayer is for all boys and girls, and it carries a universal appeal for all ages and races.
Rachel Field Elizabeth Orton Jones
Rachel Lyman Field was an American novelist, poet, and author of children s fiction She is best known for her Newbery Medal winning novel for young adults, Hitty, Her First Hundred Years, published in 1929.As a child Field contributed to the St Nicholas Magazine and was educated at Radcliffe College Her book, Prayer for a Child, was a recipient of the Caldecott Medal for its illustrations by Elizabeth Orton Jones According to Ruth Hill Vigeurs in her introduction to Rachel Field s children s book Calico Bush published in 1931, Rachel Field was fifteen when she first visited Maine and fell under the spell of its island scattered coast Calico Bush still stands out as a near perfect re creation of people and place in a story of courage, understated and beautiful Field was also a successful author of adult fiction, writing the bestsellers Time Out of Mind 1935 , All This and Heaven Too 1938 , and And Now Tomorrow 1942 She is also famous for her poem turned song Something Told the Wild Geese Field also wrote the English lyrics for the version of Franz Schubert s Ave Maria used in the Disney film Fantasia Field married Arthur S Pederson in 1935, with whom she collaborated in 1937 on To See Ourselves.Field was a descendant of David Dudley Field She died at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Los Angeles, California on March 15, 1942 of pneumonia following an operation.
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