Before You

by Rebecca Doughty
$14.99
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Through simple, yet lively text and whimsical illustration, the love from parent to child, or lover to lover, or friend to friend, is celebrated. The perfect gift for a loved one and fans of perennial favorites like I Like You and Guess How Much I Love You.


  • Format: Hardcover
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544463172
  • ISBN-10: 054446317X
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 12/27/2016
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

I was a flower with no pot 

I was a polka with no dot 

  

What did I do before you came along and changed the tune? 

     Through simple, yet lively text and whimsical illustration, the love from parent to child, or lover to lover, or friend to friend, is celebrated. The perfect gift for baby showers, Valentine’s Day, birthdays, weddings, and beyond. Before You also works perfectly as a comforting and joyful read-aloud for parents to tuck their children into bed with. For fans of perennial favorites like I Like You and Guess How Much I Love You.

About the author
Rebecca Doughty

Rebecca Doughty is the author and illustrator of many picture books including Before You, Oh No! Time to Go!: A Book of Goodbyes and Some Helpful Tips for a Better World and a Happier Life.  She has also illustrated numerous board books, gift books, and picture books, including One of Those Days by Amy Krouse Rosenthal.  She lives in Cambridge, MA with her husband, poet Edison Dupree.  Visit her website at: www.rebeccadoughty.com.  

Reviews

* "...[Doughty's] poem works just as well to describe a parent's love of his or her child as it does to express romantic affection." 

—Publishers Weekly, STARRED review 

 

"...[Before You's] bounty of metaphors and clever depictions of them make it a boon for classroom use." 

—Kirkus