A child is a treasured leaf on a family tree, surrounded by love from mom, dad, doting grandparents, aunts and uncles, and family friends too. This sweet, reassuring picture book from Eileen Spinelli acknowledges the whole "tree'' the many who are invested in a child's life with expressions of unconditional love from each. Heartwarming verse and charming artwork will make this book a must-buy for baby showers, birthdays, and other occasions.
Stan and Jan Berenstain launched the Berenstain Bears books in 1962 with The Big Honey Hunt. Since that time, more than 400 Berenstain Bears books have been published, making it one of the best-selling children's series ever. Today, Mike Berenstain continues his parents' tradition. In The Berenstain Bears Love One Another, the cubs are helping Mama make berry muffins for a neighbor. When the cubs ask why they can't have the muffins, Mama reminds them that when we love one another, we find ways to help each other. The short, simple story and well-loved characters provide toddlers with a perfect introduction to the concept of showing love and kindness.
In this classic board book, author-illustrator P.K. Hallinan celebrates a delight in the world around us and thankfulness to God for the joys of each day. The narrator models a daily habit of gratitude for gifts large and small -- from sunsets, flowers, raindrops, and breezes to the kindness in the world and a loving family. Children will love the simple, exuberant text and illustrations and the implicit challenge to look for the good in each day.