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In Every Life

By Regan McMahon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 3+

Joyful, thoughtful look at the range of human experience.

In Every Life book cover: Small figures of a mom with stroller and a child walking toward an older man in perhaps a park as yellow sun beams shine down on them

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This positive, inclusive picture book has wonderful art and relatable small moments that add up to a rich reading experience. In Every Life acknowledges that over the course of your life there will be tears, but sometimes they'll be tears of joy (like on graduation day and when your team wins). Kids and adults alike can appreciate the pattern of having each spread of detailed daily life followed by a magnificent spread of tiny humans pictured against a bold blast of the natural world in sunsets, beaches, mountain trails, or sunny skies that reminds us of the healing power of taking a break outside to recharge -- or staying cozy inside when it's pouring rain. Marla Frazee's gentle text and colorful, detailed drawings will comfort and soothe readers of all ages.

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