IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE exemplifies Marianne’s real insights into the human spirit and her beautiful illustrations that will touch children and adults and that are sure to be cherished for generations to come. Taking the reader on a journey of memory and expectation, IF I COULD KEEP YOU LITTLE showcases the fleeting little moments that reveal how a child changes and grows.
If I could keep you little,
I’d decide on matching clothes.
But then I’d miss you choosing
dots on top and stripes below
If I could keep you little
I’d cut your bread in shapes.
But then I’d miss you finding
“Hey! I like ketchup with my grapes!”
This is such an adorable book. The illustrations are lovely and the story is sure to touch your heart. It is sweet and endearing and, even though my children are teens, I really enjoyed this book and could completely relate…especially to this phrase:
MY RATING: 5/5
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Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book from Sourebooks in return for my honest review.