Synopses & Reviews
A companion board book to Ben Loves Bear
, Bella Loves Bunny
shares the sweet story of friendship between a little girl and her beloved stuffed bunny rabbit, from morning till night.
Bella and Bunny do everything together. In the morning, they play piano and dance (and hop!). In the afternoon, Bella has lunch and Bunny has carrot cake. At night, they pick out Bellaand#8217;s favorite pajamas and snuggle close until they fall asleep.
McPhailand#8217;s simple text and heartwarming illustrations come together to make an irresistible book that young readers will fall in love with.
Praise for Bella Loves Bunny
"A lovely depiction of a first friendship."
"The simple text correlates perfectly with the cozy, comforting art, and most young listeners will be able to retell the story after hearing it."
"With its softly-hued illustrations and simple story that will remind older readers of the simple joys of childhood, this one has high appeal for little ones who enjoy the special stuffed animal toys with whom they spend their days."
and#151;Reading Today Online
"This successor to McPhailand#8217;s Ben Loves Bear is a quiet and comforting book, perfect for reading aloud in the last minutes before turning out the lights and saying goodnight."
and#151;The New York Times
Praise for Monkey See, Look at Me!
"A sweet new title about friends and imaginative play." - Kirkus Reviews
"...the expressive characters are cuddly and appealing and the bright illustrations are full of geometric shapes, pattern, and texture." - School Library Journal
A rhyming story of unconditional love and adorable illustrations of a toddler and a teddy bear who declare "I love you through and through!"
I love your hair and eyes,
Your giggles and cries...
A toddler and his teddy bear illustrate a young child's happy side, sad side, silly side, mad side, and more! Babies and toddlers will feel loved all over when they hear this declaration of adoration and affection!
The book has sturdy cardstock pages and a padded cover with rounded corners for safe handling by little ones.
A toddler and his teddy bear illustrate a young child's happy side, sad side, silly side, mad side, and other sides. This book has sturdy cardstock pages and a padded cover with rounded corners for safe handling by little ones. Full color.
A sweet story for someone you love to the sky and back.
You know what I love?
That every morning, no matter what, you always say:
Today is going to be a beautiful day.”
So begins one dolls tender tribute to her little girl. From playing dress up to finding hidden treasures, these two always have fun because it turns out that what they love most of all is each other.
Mimicking the close relationship between a parent and child, this is the perfect I love you book” for the one nearest and dearest to you.
Ben and Bear do everything together. After breakfast, they play hide-and-seek and do tricks to make each other laugh. At night, Ben tells Bear a bedtime story and Bear snuggles with Ben until he falls asleep.
The youngest readers will relate to the loving bond between a little boy and his favorite stuffed animal and how this sweet friendship makes each day special, from morning till night.
Praise for Ben Loves Bear
"Theirs is a soft, comforting world of cereal and honey breakfasts, hide and seek, and quiet bedtime reading. McPhailand#8217;s quiet, pastelhued paintings ensure that readers will be glad to revisit Ben and Bear."
and#151;Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Already a gifted artist, McPhail proves here that he intrinsically understands what the youngest readers want and need."
and#151;Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"McPhailand#8217;s classic watercolor style creates a comfortable and warm atmosphere that will resonate with youngsters."
and#151;School Library Journal
About the Author
Lorena Siminovich is an artist, designer, and the founder of Petit Collage, a popular line of childrens décor carried in more than 150 high end stores across the country. She has been featured on the Martha Stewart show, as well as in many popular blogs and publications. Originally from Buenos Aires, Lorena now lives in San Francisco, California with her special someones her husband and daughter.