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I Wish You More (Encouragement Gifts for Kids, Uplifting Books for Graduation)




From School Library Journal

PreS—The renowned duo who created Duck! Rabbit! (2009) and Wumbers (2012, both Chronicle), has teamed up again to present a compendium of pleasant images and cleverly stated, feel-good wishes. ‘I wish you more ups than downs. I wish you more give than take.’ Each spread features children of various ethnicities and a simple comparative blessing, each beginning with ‘I wish.’ Although not as engaging as some of their more notable collaborations, it is still a lovely compilation of positive moments that can be shared by parent and child, and it even offers some interesting wordplay in the simple text (‘I wish you more can than knot’ as a little girl tries to tie her shoes with her tongue sticking out in concentration). VERDICT While not an essential purchase, it is one title that most libraries will wish to have on their shelves.—Jessica Marie, Salem Public Library, OR


‘Cleverly stated, feel-good wishes.’–School Library Journal

‘The love comes shining through.’–Kirkus Reviews

‘It’s going to be a new classic.’–Cool Mom Picks

‘Hopeful and upbeat. certain to reassure children that they are loved.’–Publishers Weekly

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