Friday, February 13, 2015

Sweet Reads for Your Sweetheart

Guess How Much I Love You (Panorama Pop)
By Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
HC: 9780763649135 ∙ December 2009 ∙ $12.00 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 0 months and up
One of the world’s best-loved picture books, with an elegant new cover, is the perfect way to share your affection with a loved one of any age.
Since its debut, the tale of two Nutbrown Hares who love each other to the moon and back has enchanted millions of readers around the world. What may be a little-kept secret, however, is that many of those readers aren’t so little! After all, who doesn’t like to be reminded that they’re loved, unconditionally and boundlessly? Now spouses, boyfriends, girlfriends, adult children and grandchildren, siblings, friends, and anyone else who’d like to give this book to their grown-up loved ones have a special edition. Beautifully cloth bound in vibrant red, this GUESS HOW MUCH I LOVE YOU Sweetheart Edition is a must-have for anyone who loves someone more than they can measure.
Dinosaur Kisses
Written and illustrated by David Ezra Stein
Board Book: 9780763673895∙ December 2014 ∙ $6.99 ∙ 34 pages ∙ Ages 2-5
Young children will chuckle and cheer when Dinah finds just the right creature for her dinosaur kisses in this funny new book from David Ezra Stein, creator of the Caldecott Honor–winning Interrupting Chicken.
For newly hatched dinosaur Dinah, the world is an exciting place. There is so much to see and do. She tries this —STOMP! And she tries that — CHOMP! Then she sees a kiss and knows just what she wants to try next. Can she figure out how to give someone a kiss without whomping, chomping, or stomping them first?
« “Kids will plunge into the whomping and chomping with glee.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Love & Kisses
By Sarah Wilson, illustrated by Melissa Sweet
Board book: 9780763610494 ∙ November 2001 ∙ $6.99 ∙ 24 pages ∙ Ages 0 months -3 years
This little love story proves that a kiss is not just a kiss.
This little love story by Sarah Wilson and Melissa Sweet proves that a kiss is not just a kiss. It is a bountiful fount of surprises, spreading love far and wide, and growing sweeter as it goes! What better message to give someone you love than one of such joy and happy affection?
Just Right for Two
By Tracey Corderoy, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
HC: 9780763673444 ∙ September 2014 ∙ $15.99 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 3-7
Dog has everything he needs in his big blue suitcase. Or does he?
Dog’s big blue suitcase is the perfect fit for all the little treasures he has collected. He is sure that he is happy with just himself and his suitcase. Until one night when Mouse comes along, and Dog discovers that his big blue suitcase is actually just right for two.
Written and illustrated by Emma Dodd
HC: 9780763671280 ∙ February 2015 ∙ $12.99 ∙ 24 pages ∙ Ages 2-5
What does a mother love most about her baby? Everything.
Parents love each and every thing about their child, as demonstrated by the charming mother and baby koala in Emma Dodd’s Everything. Featuring heartwarming illustrations embellished with foil, this cozy bedtime read is a handsome addition to any nursery bookshelf.
When You Were Born
Written and illustrated by Emma Dodd
HC: 9780763674052 ∙ February 2015 ∙ $12.99 ∙ 24 pages ∙ Ages 2-5
A loving celebration of all kinds of babies.
What does a new baby’s arrival mean to his or her parents? We find out as we travel around the world, meeting an adorable baby seal, baby elephant, and baby person!

Also, check out Leslie Patricelli’s Huggy Kissy site on Zazzle for Valentine’s Day themed products featuring everyone’s favorite one-haired baby!

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