(Book Review) Daddy, Do Cowboys Pray?

Daddy, Do Cowboys Pray?Reviewed by: Ceil Carey, long-time book discussion leader

Church: Community Christian Church, Yorkville, IL


Title: Daddy, Do Cowboys Pray?

Author: James R. Ezell, Jr.

Publisher: NewBookPublishing

Publication Date: Nov 2012

Format: Paperback

Length: 63 Pages


This is a sweet little book about a young boy who asks his father if cowboys pray. This question takes them on a trip to a ranch where Zeke spends some time with real cowboys and finds that yes, if they are Christians, cowboys definitely pray. Although a little overly pious at times, Daddy, do cowboys pray, gives answers to many questions about prayer that young children might ask.


Rating (1 to 5)

3 out of 5 stars

Suggested Audience

Young children, particularly boys, ages 4-8

Christian Impact

Teaches children that even someone as unlikely as a cowboy, will pray if he is committed to the Lord.

I am a retired public librarian but of course, once a librarian always a librarian so I can’t keep my fingers out of the library pie-I am on the public library board and will soon be starting a library in our church.

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