If I Could Keep You Little...

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Sourcebooks, Inc., Nov 1, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE exemplifies Marianne's real insights into the human spirit and her beautiful illustrations that will touch children and adults and that are sure to be cherished for generations to come. Taking the reader on a journey of memory and expectation, IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE showcases the fleeting little moments that reveal how a child changes and grows.

If I could keep you little,
I'd decide on matching clothes.
But then I'd miss you choosing
dots on top and stripes below

If I could keep you little
I'd cut your bread in shapes.
But then I'd miss you finding
"Hey! I like ketchup with my grapes!"

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User Review  - Shellystanley - LibraryThing

Summary: This book is a story written from a mother to her child. In the book she is telling the child all of the things she could do if only she could keep her child little. She goes on to tell him ... Read full review

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User Review  - RoniDavis - LibraryThing

Cute story about a mother and daughter sharing a moment about growing up. the mother reflects on all the good things about her daughter being small and everything that would be missed if she did not grow up. Read full review

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Beloved author and illustrator MARIANNE RICHMOND has touched the lives of millions for nearly two decades through her award-winning books, greeting cards, and other gift products that offer people the most heartfelt way to connect with each other. She lives in the Minneapolis area. Visit www.mariannerichmond.com.

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