This is a lovely edition of the Simple Prayer book I have had the paperback versions but with daily use they quickly become rather tatty This is beautifully bound and if like me, you like the feel of books as well as their content, you with love this little book which will fit neatly into a handbag or pocket and it is well worth paying a little extra for such a nice edition. Illustrated and bound in a soft imitation leather cover, this edition includes all the contents of the Simple Prayer Book, the best prayer book money can buy The Simple Prayer Book is the trusted and timeless best selling Catholic prayer book Includes a doctrinal section updated in the light of the Catechism Improved sections on Confession, Morning and Evening Prayer New sections on Eucharistic Adoration, Prayers to the Holy Spirit and the Divine Mercy Devotion Additional Prayers and devotional material arranged for easy access Full and detailed contents list Contains full text of the Mass Lovely little prayer book with prayers and order of mass. Bought this for my sister in law who was housebound and unable to attend Mass and this prayer book was used daily, especially on Sundays and when the priest visited her Simple prayers that we learnt as children and never forgotten. I wanted a prayer book as I have not been to church for such a long time I felt I had forgotten how to pray Love this book and would definitely recommend it. Can t add anything that has not already been said but i am very happy with product, really beautiful. Bought two as presents for my friends They really like the books, and can carry round in a handbag or pocket, for those times when you need to speak to God and want something to focu on. Classic Catholic prayer book, has everything in it I could want I use it all the time Fabulous