I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Tom Lichtenheld
I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld is more than a book you could expect about wishes. Some books are about a single wish, whereas others are about three wishes. This team of author and illustrator have created a magical book about the exuberance of endless good wishes. Wishes for curiosity and wonder, for friendship and strength, laughter and peace. Whether celebrating life’s joyous milestones, sharing words of encouragement, or observing the wonder of everyday moments, this sweet and uplifting book is perfect for wishers of every age.
Praise for I Wish You More
Hailed by those who have read I Wish You More over and over again as: “I cried…really, when I read this book” and “A book that will be loved by children because of the beautiful illustrations and nice sentences, and by adults due to the emotions that this wonderful work will arouse within our hearts and soul.” Kirkus Reviews proclaimed the message of the book in this way: “The love comes shining through.” Publishers weekly called it “Hopeful and upbeat. Certain to reassure children that they are loved.”
Even though there is only one sentence on each set of pages accompanied by an illustration, the message shows in the wonderful way each of the wishes that the authors wished to the reader. There is such beauty and depth of these words that will surely bring tears to adult reader eyes. Regardless of tears, this picture book, deemed as a children’s book, is one of those experiences that you remember forever and carry that message with you. It is a perfect book for children, or even for teachers to read aloud on the last day of class before summer break.
I Wish You More, A Beautiful Message
The message is timeless, and I Wish You More will keep you ever present of the importance of future visions and dreams for a better tomorrow for yourself and the ones you love.
We can all use a reminder now and then that we are loved, can’t we?