Teach Me to Pray in Pohnpeian: A Colorful Children's Prayer Book
GERARD AFLAGUE COLLECTION
This book is a resource that assists parents to teach children to pray in Pohnpeian. Using colorful illustrations, each page presents a short phrase allowing for easier memorization.
5 PRAYERS THAT ARE INCLUDED:
The Lord's Prayer
Prayer Before Meals
Prayer Before Bedtime
Prayer for Mom and Dad
Prayer for Grandma and Grandpa
- Paperback: 54 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; First edition (June 18, 2016)
- Author: GERARD AFLAGUE and Mary Aflague
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1534769889
- ISBN-13: 978-1534769885
- Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.1 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.8 ounces
Pohnpeian, also rendered as Ponapean, is a Micronesian language spoken as the indigenous language of the island of Pohnpei in the Caroline Islands.
Pohnpeian has approximately 34,000 native speakers living in Pohnpei and its outlying atoll sand islands with another 10,000-15,000 living off island in parts of the US mainland, Hawaii and Guam...
It is the second most widely spoken native language of the Federated States of Micronesia.
GERARD V. AFLAGUE (1969-) was born on the pacific island of Guam (a U.S. Territory), to Chamorro parents, and grew up in the village of Sinajana, during which time he relocated to the U.S. mainland in 2006, where he now lives with his family. With his professional career steeped in technical research and writing for the U.S. Government, he has enjoyed the art of illustrating since the age of 16, and now book publishing. His passion is to illustrate, author, and publish a variety of titles that embrace cultural themes, to entertain his readers, and to educate the young and old through children's bilingual language learning books, rhyming story books, Christian Chamorro prayer books, and short stories.
He is credited for authoring, illustrating, or publishing the following titles:
Ai Adai Guali'ek Everywhere: A Rhyming Story about Island Geckos; Chamorro ABCs: Animals, Plants, and Things of the Mariana Islands; Chamorro Christmas Hymns Song Book: Favorite Novena Songs of Guam and CNMI; Children of the Green Jungle: An Eco-Fable for Children and their Heirs; Counting in Chamorro 123s: Language of the People of the Marianas Islands of Guam and the CNMI; Feelings - Sinente Siha: Chamorro the Fun and Easy Way; Island Geckos Everywhere: A Rhyming Story about Island Geckos; Kai and Oke's Wintry Hawaii Adventure; Kulot Siha - Colors in Chamorro: Language of the Marianas Island People; Little Chamorrita, Did I Tell You?; John & Napu's Wintry Guam Adventure; Juan & Chico's Wintry Puerto Rico Adventure; Kai & Oke's Wintry Puerto Rico Adventure; Shapes - Saying it in Chamorro, Fotmasion Siha; The Twelve Days of Chamorro Christmas: With a Gayu on a Coconut Tree; Two Lover's Point, Guam - Journal; Vroom - Cars, Trucks, and other Transportation - Transpottasion Siha (Chamorro Edition); Prayers, Proverbs, and Healing Words in Chamorro and English; Tinaitai, Atpahon, Yan Fino Hinemio Siha; Chamorro Fiesta Table: One Islander's amusing journey through the well-known party table; Chamorro & English Prayers & Poetry: Tinaitai Yan Sinangan Siha; and Island Geckos Everywhere: A Rhyming Story about Island Geckos