"When Daddy prays
my fear of darkness disappears
and angels tiptoe down the hall.
In this collection of new poems by Nikki Grimes, achild learns about prayer from his father, whose prayerscarry the family through each day -- no matter whatthe circumstances.
Nikki Grimes believes that spirituality and prayer aresigns of true strength and power. "When Daddy Prayscelebrates fathers who help their children see this.Nikki writes, "In my view there is no more powerfulimage than that of a strong man bowing before God."
And illustrator Tim Ladwig has created remarkableimages, rich with tenderness and touches of affectionatehumor, to enhance and complete this exceptional book.