You Make Me Happy (Hardcover)
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A new beautifully illustrated celebration of love and friendship from the bestselling creators behind I'll Never Let You Go and I Love You Night and Day.
In this delightfully optimistic and uplifting observance of that special someone who makes you happy, Fox and Porcupine discover that when they're together, life is ever so much brighter. Gorgeous, fun, and full of heart, this is the perfect gift for that sweet ray of light in your life.
You make me happy, you make me new;
Together there's NOTHING that we cannot do.
You make me happy and hopeful and strong,
And right by your side is where I belong.
About the Author
Smriti Prasadam-Halls has been a children's writer and editor for more than ten years and has written several children's books, including the bestselling Jingle Jangle Jungle, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Smriti lives in Richmond-upon-Thames.
“The roly-poly pair are delightfully expressive and adorable, and the sentiments expressed are those caregivers appreciate and celebrate in their children.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Another sweet book bearing a message of unconditional love and support . . . The gender-neutral animal pairs could easily represent a number of close relationships, from parent and child to grandparent and grandchild to an older and younger sibling . . . A perfect choice for one-on-one sharing and a comforting bedtime story.” —School Library Journal on I'LL NEVER LET YOU GO
“The last lines, echoing the premise of the whole book, will be reassuring to most . . . Sweet.” —Kirkus Reviews on I'LL NEVER LET YOU GO
“Prasadam-Halls's rhymed couplets have a pleasing lilt . . . The gender-neutral, cross-species portrait of affection gives the book the potential for broad appeal--the animals' relationship could easily be between a single or adoptive parent and his or her child, or also between two close friends.” —Publishers Weekly on I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY
“Brown's soft, full-spread artwork nicely matches Prasadam-Halls's brief rhyming verse . . . This gentle, reassuring story is a calming tale just right for family or group sharing.” —School Library Journal on I LOVE YOU NIGHT AND DAY