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About God Gave Us Prayer

From the creator of God Gave Us You, God Gave Us Christmas, and God Gave Us Easter comes a story that teaches young readers how to talk with God about anything that's on their mind—part of the bestselling God Gave Us series, with more than 5 million books sold!

Little Pup discovers Mama sitting silently by the lake, praying. But what does that mean? And how does Little Pup go about praying to God? And what do you say to God? Little Pup's questions spill out as he and Mama walk through the woods. Mama patiently helps Little Pup learn the importance of prayer, forgiveness, gratefulness, and compassion toward others.

With guided prayers for children to use and inspiration to help them create their own, God Gave Us Prayer gently models the ACTS method of prayer: adoration, confession, thanks, and supplication. In the familiar voice that millions have grown to trust from her God Gave Us series, Lisa Tawn Bergren introduces kids to the power of prayer.

About Lisa Tawn Bergren

Lisa T. Bergren is the author of over forty books, with more than 3.3 million copies sold. Her work includes children’s books, historical and contemporary fiction, women’s nonfiction, and gift books. A freelance writer and editor, Lisa lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She and her husband, Tim, are the parents of three children.

Product Details

56 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Mar 2, 2021

Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 8-1/2

Carton Quantity: 24

Press Release

USA Today Bestselling Author Lisa Tawn Bergren—A Familiar Voice More Than Four Million “God Gave Us” Series Readers Have Grown to Trust—
Helps Children See How Easy and Comforting Talking to God Can Be in God Gave Us Prayer

To help young readers understand how God enjoys them and is attentive to their cares, questions and prayers, USA Today best-selling author Lisa Tawn Bergren offers the charming picture book God Gave Us Prayer (WaterBrook Hardcover; on-sale 3/2/21).
This beautiful addition to Bergren’s “God Gave Us” book series—with over four million copies sold—gently teaches young readers how to talk with God about anything that's on their minds.
With winsome storytelling and helpful examples, God Gave Us Prayer answers young children’s many important questions about prayer and shows exactly how conversational, comforting, and easy talking to God can be.

Little Pup has lots of questions after he finds Mama silently praying by the lake one evening.
-How can God hear his prayers when he’s only thinking them in his head?
-Why did God give us prayer?
-And if God knows everything about us, why do we need to pray at all?
-Can he hear us when we’re upside down?
But he has more questions—and now his friends want to learn to pray too!
Throughout the story, Mama and Papa lovingly teach Little Pup about different times and possible ways to pray. She also includes helpful sample prayers with prompts to help children offer their own personal prayers throughout the book.
Available just a few weeks before Easter, this heartwarming and enriching picture book makes a wonderful gift throughout the year. 

God Gave Us Prayer will be treasured by parents, caregivers and ministry leaders as they lovingly introduce children to the power of prayer.
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Lisa Tawn Bergren is the bestselling and award-winning author of more than 50 books, including God Gave Us You, God Gave Us Christmas and the USA Today bestseller God Gave Us Easter. Her beloved “God Gave Us” children’s series has sold more than four million copies. Her work spans many genres, from children's books and devotionals to adult fiction. Bergren and her books have been featured in numerous media outlets including,, “O” Magazine, Woman’s Day, and She and her husband, Tim, reside in Colorado Springs with their family. Visit her at:

About the Illustrator:
David Hohn is an illustrator based in Portland, Oregon. His previous books include God Gave Us the Bible, God Gave Us Family, God Gave Us Thankful Hearts, and God Gave Us Christmas, as well as Just Like Beverly: A Biography of Beverly Cleary and A Gaggle of Geese and a Clatter of Cats. For more information, visit

On-Sale: March 2, 2021
Juvenile Fiction-Religious/Christian/Family
Age Range: 3-8 years Grade Level: Preschool-2
ISBN 9780525641117 ● Hardcover ● 56 Pages ● 8.5 x 8.5 ● $14.99 US / $19.99 CAN
eBook ISBN 9780525654124 ● eBook $8.99 US / $10.99 CAN

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