“Guess how tons I really like you,” says Little Nutbrown Hare. Little Nutbrown Hare indicates his daddy how tons he loves him: as broad as he can attain and so far as he can hop. But Huge Nutbrown Hare, who can attain farther and hop larger, loves him again simply as tons. Well then Little Nutbrown Hare loves him correct as much as the moon, but it really is just midway to Huge Nutbrown Hare’s love for him.All little ones need reassurance that their folks’ love runs broad and deep. In Guess How Tons I really like You, a younger rabbit named Little Nutbrown Hare thinks he is found a means to measure the boundaries of affection. In a heartwarming twist on the “I-can-do-anything-you-can-do-better” theme, Little Nutbrown Hare goes via a sequence of declarations involving the breadth of his love for Huge Nutbrown Hare. But even when his emotions stretch so long as his palms, or as excessive as his hops, Little Nutbrown Hare is fondly one-upped through the elder rabbit’s extra expansive love.
Anita Jeram’s illustrations are sure to elicit an “aw” from even the sternest of readers; these loving rabbits are expressive, endearing, and by no means cloying. In flip, Sam McBratney tells an easy bedtime story of candy familial love with humor, insight, and a pleasant surprise on the conclusion. Children and fogeys will love snuggling up for this one–a deal with to be read many times, just earlier than the lights are became out. (Click to peer a pattern spread. Text © 1994 through Sam McBratney. Illustrations © 1994 through Anita Jeram. Permission from Candlewick Press.) (Ages four to eight)
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