All bookseller links are provided so you can get more information about a book. We have affiliate relationships with Barefoot Books,, and Tapestry Books. All revenue generated from sales through these venues is used strictly to cover website costs and minimize donation requests and fundraising campaigns.

A good book is the best of friends, the same today and forever. More

      Printer Friendly

Click cover to buy:


Author: Karen Katz

Illustrator: Karen Katz

Reserve at the Library

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Material: board book

Summary: With each page of this bedtime book you'll counts kisses from 10 (ten kisses for 10 toes) to 1 (one kiss on baby's sleepy dreamy head). This cuddly book is full of repetition and alliteration--great for the wind-down at the end of the day.

Type of Reading: read aloud, bedtime story

Recommended Age: read together: 0 to 2; read yourself: 3 to 5

Interest Level: 0 to 4

Reading Level: 1.8

Age of Child: Started reading with a 22-month daughter.

Young Reader Reaction: This immediately became one of toddler's favorite bedtime books. By the second reading, s/he was presenting her body parts at the right time for kissing!

Adult Reader Reaction: This is a fun interactive book. The pictures exude warmth, with different members of the family kissing baby.

Pros: This is a snuggly fun book that is a great addition to the bedtime routine.

Cons: None, as long as you remember not to giggle too much before bedtime!

Borrow or Buy: Buy this book! Even if you don't want to read it right before bedtime, it is a great bonding end-of-day book.

If You Liked This Book, Try: HUGS AND KISSES   LITTLE KANGAROO, I LOVE YOU! (A Read-and-Squeeze Sweet Talkin' Book)  

Educational Themes: Counting and family love are the predominant themes of this book.

Literary Categories: Nonfiction - picture book, counting, math

Date(s) Reviewed: January 2004

Other Reviews:


Copyright © 2003 - 2018. The Reading Tub, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Reading Tub and Turning a Page ... Opening the World are registered trademarks of The Reading Tub Inc.
No use of these trademarks is permitted without written approval of The Reading Tub, Inc.
Privacy Policy.     Site developed by Sites2BeSeen.