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Kids Nonfiction 205
sweet picture book of love
Overall rating 
 
3.5
Writing Style 
 
3.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)  
 
4.0
Learning Value 
 
N/A
I PROMISE YOU is a lovely picture book read of a message between caregiver and child. The book promises the reader care, freedom to be themselves, and lots of love. It is a really sweet message that shows the child growing and becoming an individual throughout. Each page features lovely watercolor illustrations that convey a lot of love and fun.

What I loved: The illustrations are really pretty with soft watercolors and children and parents featured in recognizable scenes of love throughout. The text itself is easy to read in a nice clear font and is relatively short on each page, making them turn quickly. This book would be great as a gift of love.

What left me wanting more: As a small thing, the text almost has a rhythm, but it does not quite get there, and so reads a bit awkwardly in places.

Final verdict: A story of love with pretty watercolor illustrations, I PROMISE YOU is a great story to share between caregiver and child of all the ways we show our love and support as children grow up.
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