. . . I wanted you more than you’ll ever know, so I sent love to follow wherever you go. . . . Love is the greatest gift we have to give our children. It’s the one thing they can carry with them each and every day. If love could take shape it might look something like these heartfelt words and images from the inimitable Nancy Tillman. Here is a book to share with your loved ones, no matter how near or far, young or old, they are.
This one brings the tears to my eyes! Such a meaningful, beautiful, loving book that is a perfect reminder of love from someone who has passed on or even just lives far away. The illustrations are sweet, and the text talks about all of the things around you that are reminders of love from someone who can’t be near.
Nancy Tillman is the author and illustrator of the bestsellingpicture book On the Night You Were Born; its companion journal,The Wonder of You: A Book for Celebrating Baby’s First Year; TheSpirit of Christmas; The Heaven of Animals; and the New YorkTimes bestsellers, Wherever You Are, My Love Will Find You; TheCrown on Your Head; and I’d Know You Anywhere, My Love. Shealso created the mischievous cat Tumford in Tumford the Terribleand Tumford’s Rude Noises, and illustrated It’s Time to Sleep, MyLove by Eric Metaxas. Nancy’s mission in creating her books is toconvey to children everywhere that “You are loved.” She lives inPortland, Oregon.