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Jan 13 2014

I love you night and day by Smriti Prasadam-Halls

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Ill. by Alison Brown. Bloomsbury, 2014. ISBN 9781408839737.
(Age: Preschool-6) Recommended. Love.
A celebration of love, this picture book sends out a loud and heart warming message about the power of love that a parent has for a child:
'I love you wild, I love you loud.
I shout it out and I feel proud.
I love you night, I love you day.
In every moment come what may.'
Vivid colours bring the illustrations alive and are a perfect complement to the story that just begs to be read aloud by a parent who wants to reassure a child that he or she is well loved. It would be an ideal present for parents and is sure to be a book that becomes a favourite with both adult and child and is an ideal way for both to express love.
I particularly enjoy books that extol the virtues of love and this one could be paired with Sam McBratney's Guess how much I love you and Margaret Wild's On the day that you were born.
Pat Pledger

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