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In this fantastic, well illustrated, rhyming book, Tilman gives several scenarios that might take a child away from someone who loves them--and resolves the situation with reassuring rhymes and emotionally warm pictures with fanciful animals. The illustrations give a sense of spaciousness, as if the child had a lot of distance between them and the person who loves them. Very reassuring for young children, especially when parents are divorced, separated or away on business.
Nov 15, 2012
I was not aware that this was not the actual published book. Instead it is one that is printed for Kohls and sells for 5.00 at their store. It even has a different cover. Had I known about this I would not have ordered it. I am very disappointed and have stopped looking for books at this site and from this store.
Publishers Weekly, 2010-07-19 As a child frolics in a magical version of the natural world, the narrator coos her enduring parental love: "I wanted you more/ than you ever will know,/so I sent love to follow/ wherever I go." The child, of neutral ethnicity and indeterminate gender (thanks to an orange bucket hat and compositions that always show him or her in profile or from behind) is one lucky kid: there's a piggyback ride on a hippo, apple-picking with the help of an albino giraffe, a park bench chat with pandas, and a snooze that literally entails lying down with the lambs. Tillman's (On the Night You Were Born) digital artwork teeters of the edge of saccharine, and she's too fond of dancing blobs of lights. But she has an unerring instinct for dramatic composition-in these pages, readers get the sense of spying on a secret world-and her potent combination of unapologetic sentiment, fantasy, photorealism, and painterliness has an undeniable allure. As with her other books, the real audience is probably grownups looking for a misty-eyed interlude. Ages 4-8. (Sept.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
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