You Make Me Happy by An SwertsYou Make Me Happy by An Swerts

You Make Me Happy

byAn SwertsIllustratorJenny Bakker

Picture Books | June 19, 2015

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Readers with romantic butterflies of their own may be emboldened by the girl's decision to announce her affection to the boy - with a message that reiterates the book's title." - Publishers Weekly Sofia likes a boy in her class very much. She feels anxious and happy at the same time. She tells Grandma, because Grandma always knows what to do. "You should tell him you like him," Grandma says. But what should she say? And where? And when? Grandma and Grandpa are happy to share their story with Sofia. And that gives her an idea... . A tender story with beautifull illustrations about loving someone and learning to tell them! For children ages 5 and up. "
An Swerts grew up in Geel, Belgium. She studied pharmacy and taught sciences at a college, but later realized her true calling was writing and went back to school to receive a degree in journalism. Today An spends most of her time writing. Picture books are her biggest passion. Jenny Bakker graduated with a major in illustrative de...
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Title:You Make Me HappyFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:32 pages, 10.25 × 10 × 0.34 inPublished:June 19, 2015Publisher:ClavisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605372048

ISBN - 13:9781605372044

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Many young children need help, reassurance and a bit of guidance so they aren't fearful and apprehensive. "You Make Me Happy" is a tender story about how to learn to open up and tell friends the truth. Jenny Bakker's gently flowing illustrations are lovely, too." - KIDS' HOME LIBRARY (nationally syndicated column by Lee Littlewood)"Bakker creates dreamy, windswept backdrops for this story of a girl who confides in her grandmother about her first crush... .Readers with romantic butterflies of their own may be emboldened by the girl's decision to announce her affection to the boy-with a message that reiterates the book's title." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY'The message is a universal one with broad appeal... .The gorgeous artwork and tender storyline provide a good backdrop... to talk to children about the angst of young love.' ? SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL "