8 edition of Prayers from the ark. found in the catalog.
Prayers from the ark.
Carmen Bernos de Gasztold
|Statement||Translated from the French and with a foreword and epilogue by Rumer Godden. Illus. by Jean Primrose.|
|LC Classifications||PQ2613.A655 P73|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||71|
|LC Control Number||62019610|
Sister Carmen Bernos de Gasztold was a Benedictine nun and gifted writer. In her book entitled Prayers from the Ark, the French poet gave voice to God’s creatures who sailed with Noah. During June, I am once again sharing a sampling of my favorite poems. Today’s selection features the busy, buzzing, bequests of The Prayer of the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Prayers from the Ark and the Creatures' Choir by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at 5/5(1).
In translation from the French by Rumer Godden, and with illustrations by Jean Primrose, this promises to bridge that difficult gap of introducing a slender sheaf of exquisite verse to an attendant audience. There is nothing very profound about these poems, twenty seven of them, each a simple prayer to a loving God, offered from the Ark by the animals. There is a quiet reverence, a reflection. This is the most delightful book of prayers as considered through the thoughts of animals on the ark. The true nature of each animal is captured in a beautiful, often poignant picture. Cleverly translated and sweetly illustrated. I have bought four to give as presents. Children will love them and adults will be captivated by these lovely poems/5(21).
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Reading this book gave me simple, pure and innocent joy. It contains some 27 prayers. All but one prayers are said by the animals in the ark of Noah who says the remaining one.
The prayers are said in the form of short poems and accompanied by appropriate illustrations/5. This book consists of a selection of poems, translated from the French by Rumer Godden, from "Le Mieux Aime" () and "Prieres dans l'Arche" () by the Benedictine nun Carmen Bernos de Gasztold.
It is an illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by an animal in Noah's Ark. The poems are accompanied by beautiful illustrations/5(8). "Prayers from the Ark" are what Carmen imagined the animals in Noah's Ark (and Noah himself!) were praying for.
These poems brought Carmen renown, becoming a bestseller in Europe. "The Creatures' Choir" likewise have poet animals declaiming, but no longer in supplication/5. Prayers from the Ark: Book Review Posted on Novem by Rachel Hackenberg In one of her books (I love them all and don’t remember which one), Madeleine L’Engle reflected on the challenges of convincing publishers that A Wrinkle in Time was a children’s novel.
An illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by one of the animals in Noah's ark.5/5(1). Prayers from the Ark and The Creatures' Choir by Cartmen Bernos de Gasztold and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Rumer Godden was the author of more than 60 books, including novels, short story collections, poetry, plays and non-fiction.
She published her 21st novel, "Cromartie vs. the God Shiva," in Rumer Godden died a year later on November 8,in Thornhill, Scotland, at the age of /5(1). Prayers from the Ark is one of my favorite books, both by Rumer Godden, and from life’s big eternal library of humanity.
It’s actually a translation Godden made of a French collection of poems by Carmen Bernos De Gasztold. This is one of those occasions when the story behind the book is as fascinating as the book itself.
Beautiful settings of music from the perspective of the inhabitants of Noah's Ark from the book by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold. This six movement sacred work is perfect for a young, advanced choir.
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A very dear friend read this book to me back in the late 50s and I was enchanted by it. The prayers of the butterfly and the old horse always stuck with me. I was happy to find it again and at such a great price. This is a marvelous collection of conversations with God, prayers /5(22). A Gentle, Lovely Book.
We encountered "Prayers from the Ark" and its companion "The Creatures' Choir" some 30 years ago, and the book has lost none of its original flavor over the years. The book lets us listen in on brief prayers by some 50 different animals. The prayers are perfectly suited to the nature of the animals, and the simple 5/5(1).
Get this from a library. Prayers from the ark. [Carmen Bernos de Gasztold; Rumer Godden; Jean Primrose] -- An illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by one of the animals in Noah's ark. Prayers from the ark An illustrated collection of poems, each a prayer by one of the animals in Noah's ark.
Edition Notes Translation of: Prières dans l'arche / Carmen Bernos de Gasztold. Classifications Dewey Decimal Class / Preview Book × Close.
See more about this book on InCarmen Bernos de Gasztold ( – ) wrote a collection of poems entitled “Prieres Dans L’Arche.” This collection was subsequently translated into English as “ Prayers from the Ark ” by Rumer Godden.
The 27 poems (prayers) represent the imagined hopes, fears, and aspirations of the animals aboard Noah’s ark. The Paperback of the Prayers from the Ark by Carmen Bernos De Gasztold at Barnes & Noble.
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Among the things I’ve swiped from my dad (which include, but are not limited to: a bundt pan, a glass meatloaf pan that I don’t use for meatloaf, and a big solid wood bookcase) is a book called Prayers from the Ark, written by Carmen Bernos de Gasztold and translated by Rumer Godden.
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She had 5 sisters and brothers. After World War II she went to live at the Benedictine Abbeye Saint Louis du Temple at Limon-par-Igny. Her masterpiece Prayers from the Ark was originally published by the private press of the abbey.
The 27 poems, each a simple prayer by one of the animals in Noah’s Ark, are full of wit, gentle devotion and warmth/5(4).Discover what authors are coming to visit The Ark! What better way to celebrate a bookstore than a book signing.
Events usually last 2 hours and include a reading, discussion, meet + greet, and signing.Book is part of a 2 copy set originally published in - Author offers poetic prayers from the animals of the ark.
71 pages. Illustrator: Jean Edition: As Stated, 16th Printing Dated Sept.,