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Colorful illustrations and rhyming text introduce words that express kindness.
"A nonfiction picture book that introduces very young children to the concept of separation and divorce in a resassuring and straightforward way."--
"Elvis Presley's hit song 'Love Me Tender' is reimagined as an ode to families of all shapes and sizes"--
"Princess Nin is a firefighter, Princess Gilda is a supermarket cashier, Princess Agnes is retired, and Princess Liang is in a wheel chair. This gallery of princesses gives visibility to lot of women who do not fit with the traditional conception of a princess. Maybe it's time to realize that each and every one of us could be a princess"--Amazon.com
Relates how the water in a park is used in different ways by the human and animal inhabitants of a neighborhood.
Matthew is very unhappy about moving to snow-free California just before Christmas, especially after his dog disappears, but his little sister's faith in miracles is almost contagious.
Rhyming text describes a magical tale of parental love in a mix of everyday scenes soaring on a fluffy cloud, exploring the outdoors, and dancing around a fire on the beach.
Love can be seen every day, everywhere, and everyone can show it.
Illustrations and simple, rhyming text remind the reader that any achievement may be preceded by mistakes, and learning from them makes accomplishments sweeter.
A family can be many things in this story that introduces numbered groups from one to ten.