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I Love You the Purplest

Written by Barbara M. Joosse & illustrated by Mary Whyte
Published by Chronicle Books
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From the bestselling author of Mama, Do You Love Me?— and finally available in a board book format—this classic read-aloud provides a poetic and comforting answer to a universal question: Who do you love more? In this warm celebration of unconditional love, a wise mother reassures her children that each of them has a very special place in her heart, making this a perfect gift for the whole family.

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The Book Snob Mom
Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
4.5 / 7.0
English Degree, Former SAHM, Grammy Extraordinare
5.75 / 7.0

This is a beautiful book! At the surface, the two brothers compete throughout the story to be their mother’s favorite, but she skillfully values each of them for their individual uniqueness. What makes this book so wonderful though is its level of detail in describing the activities of the mother and her boys as well as the natural world. This family has a great sense of wonder and appreciation for the world around them that is worth cultivating. When one is so attuned to the world’s wonders, gratitude comes easily and nothing is taken for granted.

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Who Wrote I Love You the Purplest

Who Illustrated I Love You the Purplest

Mary Whyte

Mary Whyte is an illustrator and fine artist. Her books include <em>Boomer’s Big Day</em> and <em>Snow Riders</em>. She lives in South Carolina.

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Publication Date:
March 12, 2019
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