Love Waves: Midi Edition by Rosemary WellsLove Waves: Midi Edition by Rosemary Wells

Love Waves: Midi Edition

byRosemary WellsIllustratorRosemary Wells

Picture Books | December 26, 2012

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How to comfort a young child who misses a special person when he or she is away? A treasured picturebook creator has the perfect solution.

Love Waves are what we send to our loved ones until we can be together again. Invisible and strong, they can fly across town or around the world, proving beyond a shadow of a doubt that neither time nor space can keep love from ? nding its target. Combining a wonderfully concrete concept with her cozy pastel illustrations, Rosemary Wells offers an ingenious way to ease the separation anxiety many children feel when parents go to work, or live in separate homes; when close friends or relatives move, or live far away; or whenever a loved one's absence calls for an extra dose of reassurance.
Rosemary Wells has written or illustrated more than 120 books for children and has received numerous awards. She is the creator of the beloved Max and Ruby stories; the illustrator of MY VERY FIRST MOTHER GOOSE, and HERE COMES MOTHER GOOSE, both edited by Iona Opie; the author of ON THE BLUE COMET, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline; th...
Title:Love Waves: Midi EditionFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 7.55 × 6.75 × 0.34 inPublished:December 26, 2012Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0763662240

ISBN - 13:9780763662240


Editorial Reviews

With cozy pastel scenes and gentle verse, Wells makes tangible the powerful emotional connection between parent and child, reminding children that longing and, more importantly, love are both two-way streets.—Publishers Weekly (starred review)Brimming with affection and sweetness—and sparkly wavy accents—Wells’ depiction of the magically distance-spanning powers of love may sooth both parents and their young children feeling the stress of separation.—Kirkus ReviewsIn this heartfelt book, love waves are actual shiny, curved lines that sparkle through a story about being together and being apart...The simple text, told from the parents' point of view, captures the feelings of connectedness in ways that even very young children understand.—BooklistChildren who have separation anxiety will be reminded that their parents' love is constant and that good-byes don't mean that someone is leaving forever.—School Library JournalAs always, Rosemary Wells deftly captures the world of young children. Her charming artwork, boldly colored, nicely complements the reassuring text. The tangible representation of love waves is especially effective. After hearing this story, kids will understand that neither time nor space diminishes parental affection. A perfect choice for those who are experiencing separation anxiety at the start of school.—The Plain DealerPicture-book institution Wells’ latest books offers kids pastel-colored assurance that when Mommy or Daddy are at work, or even when they're just down the hall, they are always sending out “love waves” to the children they hold dear. The perfect book to read when babysitting for young children who miss their parents, or to share with kids when you have to part with them yourself.—