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Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand

Rosemary Wells

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


Be my teacher from day one.
Be my sky, my moon, my sun.

The bond a parent and child share is special. In this sweet and heartfelt picture book, renowned author-illustrator Rosemary Wells celebrates all that parents do with and for their children from the very beginning: talking and walking, feeding and reading, playing and dreaming, and more. Spectacular art and a powerful message make this a perfect gift.

Praise for Hand in Hand

"this book is really about one thing alone: the idea that being a parent is the most important, wonderful job in the world." —Publishers Weekly on Hand in Hand

Stella's Starliner:

"This evocative picture book makes an absorbing read-aloud choice for young children. Something new from the creator of Max and Ruby, and countless other beloved stories, is sure to be in demand." -Booklist,starred review

Max & Ruby at the Warthogs' Wedding:

"Wells' signature illustrations will charm readers as they pore over the lovely patterns that enrich the Hotel Ritz." -Kirkus Reviews

Love Waves:

"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


Reviews from Goodreads

Rosemary Wells

Rosemary Wells's career as an author and illustrator spans more than thirty years and 120 books, including Hand in Hand and Kit and Kaboodle. She has won numerous awards and has given readers such unforgettable characters as Max and Ruby, Noisy Nora, and Yoko. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.

Rosemary Wells

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