I Love You Sun, I Love You Moon

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G. P. Putnam's, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 20 pages
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For the youngest child comes an exuberant, comforting text with adorable, childlike illustrations that allows children to discover the world around them and find their places within it. Full color.

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Review: I Love You, Sun, I Love You, Moon

User Review  - Janelle - Goodreads

Beautiful illustrations by Tomie dePaola. Simple words, around the concept of "I love you". A bit flower childish in its earth message but then again I'm a bit of a flower child myself. Read full review

Review: I Love You, Sun, I Love You, Moon

User Review  - Cheyenne - Goodreads

A repetitious book about love. Read full review

About the author (1994)

Karen Pandell is the award-winning author of a number of books for young children, including I LOVE YOU BABY, FROM HEAD TO TOE! and WHERE'S STRETCH? A Lift-the-Flap Book. SAINT FRANCIS SINGS TO BROTHER SUN is her first book for older readers. Of it she says, "The first time I heard 'The Canticle of Brother Sun, ' I was spellbound by its powerful simplicity. Written more than eight centuries ago, the words of the Canticle remain as fresh and vibrant as nature itself. Through the Canticle, Saint Francis sings to each one of us today, child and grownup alike."
Bijou Le Tord has written and illustrated many children's books, including A BLUE BUTTERFLY: A STORY ABOUT CLAUDE MONET. About this book, she says, "A funny thing happened to me while illustrating the extraordinary stories of Saint Francis. I moved to France, where wild animals live so near, where one can see in all seasons, in all kinds of weather, a fox, a hare, a hawk, sometimes a boar, tilling the soil with its hard snout, or a small whistling eagle called a milan and the little, colorful singing birds Saint Francis loved. Almost each one found a place in my paintings." This is her first book with Candlewick Press.

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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