Guess How Much I Love You

A timeless picture book about love that will warm your heart.

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Picture Book


Sam McBratney



Synopsis: In the world of little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare, love is a bright and colourful thing! Accompanying the entrancing patterns and illustrations of nature is a story that will warm your heart. This classic children book envelops the little reader with love above and beyond the moon!

What parents should be aware of

Guess how much I love you is perfect for any little tot right from their birth to when they grow to understand the idea of love. Parents need to know that this book is a children’s picture book with soothing watercolour illustrations written by by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram. The story is about a father and son, who are trying to outdo each other in expressing their love for each other. This book is a go to book for a new parent to read to their little bundle every night - one that you won’t get tired of! Reading this book with your child during bedtime can be a wonderful way to wind down after a long long day.

The storyline

Guess How Much I Love You is a popular children's book by Sam McBratney. The question of how deeply one can love another person is at the heart of this book. In the story, a father and son express their love for each other by guessing how much they love each other. It is a classic story about a young rabbit who wants to show his father how much he cares for him, but every time he believes he has found a better and more impressive way to express his affection for his father, his father's love for him grows even stronger. This father-son bond is endearing because of how simple and sweet it is. Often, when you're in love with someone, you want to express how much you cherish them. Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare find out the hard way that love is difficult to estimate. The father rabbit's closing words sum it all up: "I love you to the moon and back." With a simple story and watercolours that will make you grin, this book is sure to make you feel at home wherever you go.

How good is it?

With Sam McBratney's stirring narrative and Anita Jeram's charming illustrations, this picture book is a visual treat. The author's writing style is simple and heartfelt, which makes the book easy to read and enjoyable for all ages. This sweet storybook follows a father and son as they explore the depths of their love for each other. Guess How Much I Love You has a universal truth at its core that allows it to resonate with a wide range of individuals, whether it's between a parent and kid, a couple in love, or two friends. A parent's unwavering devotion to their offspring is seen in Big Nutbrown Hare's rambling reactions to his son's claims. It is written in a way that makes it easy for children to understand and follow along. The story teaches children about the importance of love, appreciation, and spending time with family. The book is a heartwarming tale of love and affection, and has been praised for its simple but effective storytelling. The illustrations in this book are beautiful and help to bring the story to life.


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