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By Dawn Friedman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

A sweet celebration of the best thing life has to offer.

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This book is sweet without being cloying, and kids will relate to things that matter to the narrator. From the small things like a ladybug to big things like friends and family, the list rings true and everyday. This is a book that transcends a "thankfulness" genre that can very easily turn to treacle instead.

Acrylic on illustration board paintings are textured with rich colors reminiscent of Mexican folk art. The many details bring weight to the narrator to help make him real to the reader. Clearly this is an ordinary little boy and one kids will understand.

Primitive-looking pictures are terrifically detailed and saturated with color.

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