Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval
Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval
Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval
Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval
Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval
Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval
Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval

Psalms for Young Children by Marie-Hélène Delval

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The Psalms express feelings familiar to children: fear and uncertainty, comfort and contentment, amazement and gratitude. This collection of Psalms for Young Children, paraphrased for young readers, uses simple yet powerful imagery to help children express their feelings, celebrate the beautiful world protected by God's all-encompassing love, and provide a sense of reassurance.

Psalm 23 reads, "God is my shepherd./He leads me in the right/direction. And even if I have to/walk in a dark place,/I am not scared./I know nothing will hurt me/if I walk with God!" Organized in numerical order, the selections are printed in a large, readable font. The book ends on a joyous note with Psalm 150, "Hallelujah!"

On each spread, the verse faces a full-page illustration. The magical paintings feature exotic settings, bold outlines, and rich hues. They are filled with images of children and the natural world. The final psalm is accompanied by a picture of three children dancing and playing musical instruments under a golden sky, which adeptly mirrors the celebratory tone of the collection. 

Ages 4-8

Hardcover: 88 pages

Dimensions: 8.3 x 8.3 x 0.5 inches

Shipping Weight: 1.1 lb


Marie-Hélène Delval is a French author who has written several books for young children. She currently works as the literary director for Bayard Editions in Paris. Her other books include Animals of the Bible for Young Children, The Bible for Young Children, and Images of God for Young Children.


"It's worth the price of admission to this enchanting book for young children to have access to the gorgeous illustrations in Psalms for Young Children. They're quite unusual and original, fitting beautifully with the paraphrased Psalms written so that even the very young can understand them."
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Theologos Award for Best Children's Book (2008)
— Association of Theological Booksellers

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