I Loved You Before You Were Born by Anne BowenI Loved You Before You Were Born by Anne Bowen

I Loved You Before You Were Born

byAnne Bowen

Paperback | March 30, 2004

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“Just right for sharing on Grandma’s lap.” (Publishers Weekly)

A loving grandmother eagerly awaits the arrival of her grandchild. She dreams of the baby's soft sighs, sweet smells, and tiny toes, and imagines the infant smiling, rolling over, and crawling for the first time.

Finally, the baby arrives and Grandma is ready with a very special message: Even before you were born, I was your grandma and I loved you.

With soft but realistic watercolor illustrations and sentimental and lyrical text, I Loved You Before You Were Born perfectly captures a grandmother’s feelings as she anticipates the birth of her grandchild.

Anne Bower was inspired to write I Loved You Before You Were Born while she waited for and wondered about her first grandchild. She has been a teacher for twenty-five years, working with both hearingimpaired and hearing children, and was chosen as the 1996-1997 Utah Language Arts Teacher of the Year. Ms. Bowen is passionate about readi...
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Title:I Loved You Before You Were BornFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.07 inPublished:March 30, 2004Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064436314

ISBN - 13:9780064436311

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from A real tear jerker! I bought my first copy when my son had his first son, I sat and read it with the baby's mom, we both had the hardest time getting threw it as we felt so much emotion! Now I have recently ordered a second copy now that my son has recently had a new child, my grand daughter. I wanted each one of my grand children to know how much I anticipated their birth and how their grampa and I celebrated their safe arrival. I want these children that they are so very much loved!
Date published: 2008-04-03

Editorial Reviews

“A sweet one-on-one book for grandmothers and young grandchildren to share.” (ALA Booklist)