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The Love Letter

Written by Anika Aldamuy Denise & illustrated by Lucy Ruth Cummins
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  • An Indie Next List Pick * “Appealing illustrations combine with a timely message that one kind act can start a chain reaction of kindness. A sweet and far-from-cloying ode to love.” —Kirkus Fall in love with this endearing and adorable picture book that illustrates how a little bit of heart goes a long way to making the world a better place. Hedgehog, Bunny, and Squirrel are best friends. One day, they each find a letter. But not just any letter… A love letter. My word! My whiskers! Aww, nuts! Someone loves them. But who? The answer may surprise you! Celebrated author Anika Aldamuy Denise and beloved illustrator Lucy Ruth Cummins deliver this heartwarming tale about a wonderful mix-up that reminds us of the joys of friendship. Makes for a perfect Valentine’s Day gift, or for any time you want to tell someone in your life how much you love them!

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Who Wrote The Love Letter

Anika Aldamuy Denise

<p><strong>Anika Aldamuy Denise</strong>, is the celebrated author of many picture books, including<em> Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpré; Starring Carmen!; Lights, Camera, Carmen!;</em> and <em>Monster Trucks</em>. A tradition she began with her oldest daughter–of leaving short poems and love notes for each other to find–inspired her book <em>The Love Letter</em><em>. </em>She lives in Rhode Island with her husband, three children, and a very lovey kitty named Charlie. Visit Anika online at</p>

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Who Illustrated The Love Letter

Lucy Ruth Cummins

Lucy Ruth Cummins is an author, an illustrator, and an art director of children’s books. Her debut picture book, A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals, was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award, an Irma Black Honor Book, and an ALA Notable Book. She is also the illustrator of This Is Not a Valentine, written by Carter Higgens. She lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn, New York. Her favorite food is the french fry.

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Publication Date:
October 8, 2019

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