A simple "It's nice to know you" holds so much power in this tender picturebook by acclaimed author-illustrator Greg Pizzoli. Finding value in others as a matter of course, the narrator accepts and appreciates difference as the foundation of a life-long friendship. This Story Is for You celebrates moments of kindness throughout, from the small to the grand in a heartwarming tale of human connection.
The warm, comforting text shares the tone of a Ruth Krauss classic and is balanced by Greg's energetic color palette and signature visual humor. This book is sure to be a special read for parents, children, and their friends for years to come.--from the publisher
48 pages 978-1484750308 Ages 3-7
******** "I've traveled far and waited long and met many people, too, but in all the world you're the only one just like you."
You're the only one with your eyes, your nose, your fingers and your smile. This is a heartwarming story of friendship and celebrating the uniqueness and specialness of each and every one.
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
Editor's Note: One of a Kind by Chris Gorman makes a nice pairing for reaching all types of children and teaching the message of accepting our differences and honoring what makes us unique.