A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
A good introduction to poetry, which in this case is extremely lively, original, and clever.
You can't get more positive than this book! It celebrates not only the feeling of love, but also the amazing gift of finding a kindred spirit and the uniqueness of those we love. "That spirit inside you/ Is truly astounding .../ And when I'm beside You/ I'm leaping and bounding/ So proud/ I can hardly/ Contain my heart pounding."
Positive Role Models
Lots of enthusiastic creatures helping paint and act out messages of love.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that An Awesome Book of Love! is the third book in a series, following An Awesome Book! and An Awesome Book of Thanks! It's exuberant, fun, silly, and wise as it tackles a big issue: the wonder of love. And the colorful, kid-like art works perfectly.
Is It Any Good?
Clever, imaginative verse (in capital block letters) mixes with playful, colorful, kid-style illustrations in a celebratory attempt to capture the amazing nature and diverse qualities of love. You can't help but be swept up in the fun, passion, and grandness of it all, with a cast of animals, fish, and n fuzzy monsters jumping and dancing on every spread, enlivened hearts and rainbows. The art isn't sophisticated, but the freewheeling look is as inviting as a kid's drawing.
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