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A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this book.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this is written more for mothers or grandmothers than young children. Kids won't understand the sentimental nature of the story just yet, but probably will enjoy a caregiver's heartfelt reading.
Is It Any Good?
The poetic lines of this gentle book are simple yet refreshing. Expressed in handwritten text, graceful yet without flourish, they present the beautifully sentimental dreams of a mother who is watching her child sleep. SOMEDAY is an expression of love that is meant to be shared, though it's written more to the motherly sentiment than to the child. Slightly reminiscent of Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree, it presents the same gentle truth about the circular nature of birth, life, and aging.
If you are familiar with the Judy Moody books, you will recognize the muted pen/ink and watercolor illustrations with which Peter Reynolds enlivens the text. Also soft and gentle, they add to the heartfelt flow of the words as they sprawl across the uncluttered page.
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