Sunday, February 9, 2014

Review: Love You Forever: Robert Munsch

An extraordinarily different story by Rober Munsch is a gentle affirmation of the love a parent feels for their child—forever. Sheila McGraw's soft and colorful pastels perfectly complement the sentiment of the book—one that will be read repeatedly for years.  

After hearing a few friends post about this book I figured you know what I do believe I have to buy this and add it to my collection and I am so glad I did. This is one book that I plan on reading to my children as part of our bedtime reading ritual. It is one of those books that being a parent it touches your heart. You watch your baby grow from someone little to someone big and yet they are still your baby forever. And the way mom says "This kid is driving me crazy" yep I can totally relate but there is nothing I wouldn't change about that.
 The repeating of  I love you forever 
I'll like you for always 
As long as I'm living
My baby you'll be. 
That saying says so much. I choked up when the son went to see his mom and finished off the saying when she couldn't say it. 

The only true weirdness I had with the book is 
1. The mom is crawling into her son's room why not walk? 
2. Why is the mom using a ladder to crawl into her grown son's window just seems a bit weird for me. 
I do like the concept with this book and I recommend it as a great bedtime read. 

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