You are My I Love You

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Philomel Books, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
9 Reviews
The all-time classic, bestselling ode to the love shared between parent and child. Perfect for new parents, baby showers, christenings, and sharing at bedtime.

I am your parent; you are my child.
I am your quiet place; you are my wild.

I am your favorite book; you are my new lines.
I am your nightlight; you are my starshine.

A day in the life of parent and child--full of smiles and giggles, messes and meals, boundless energy and well-earned rest. Not to mention lots of love. Here, in simple rhyming verse accompanied by colorful, playful illustrations by world-renowed artist Satomi Ichikawa, is one such day. Share it with others and treasure the memories.

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User Review  - Coffeehag - LibraryThing

At last, here is a book that glimpses the depth of love between a parent and child. The parent is the peaceful center of security who delights in the adventurous child, for whom everything is new ... Read full review

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User Review  - LindseyB12 - LibraryThing

I absolutely adore this book!! The story tells about the impacts that parents have on children as well as the impacts that children have on parents in such a loving, sweet way. It shows the relational balance between parent and child. It is so simple, yet so easily relatable and touching. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Satomi Ichikawa, creator of the Nora books, lives in Paris, France.

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