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"The whole world opened to me when I learned to read." More
Summary: A bird asks the fox if she has told him enough that she loves him. WIth that question, the story goes through explaining different amounts of the ways the fox should know the bird loves him. This is a story that explains the idea of unconditional, endless love.
Type of Reading: bedtime story, family reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 1 to 5; read yourself: 6 to 9
Interest Level: 1 to 5
Age of Child: Read with a 4-year-old girl.
Young Reader Reaction: My daughter liked it. She told me it was an easy book and I should read it to her little brother. Needless to say, she asked to read it again!
Adult Reader Reaction: This was a sweet book with a good message. Most parents will hope their children know how much they are loved. The pictures were simple but beautiful. I think most children would understand and appreciate this book.
Pros: Beautiful illustrations capture a sweet story with a great message for children and a reminder for parents, too.
Cons: It may be a little too simple.
Borrow or Buy: Buy. I think this would be a great baby shower gift for new parents.
Educational Themes: This is a story about what love "looks like" and can be extended to your own family.
Notes: The publisher donated a copy of this book knowing that we would consider it for review and provide an independent, unbiased profile. This book will be given to a nonprofit to help readers in need.
Literary Categories: Fiction - picture book, family
Date(s) Reviewed: February 2016
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