And I Love You

By Ruth Krauss; Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)
(Orchard Books, Hardcover, 9780439024594, 40pp.)

Publication Date: October 2010

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A classic story reimagined with fanciful brilliance

With comforting simplicity and gentle rhythms, Ruth Krauss celebrates the expansiveness of love between a parent and a child. In Steven Kellogg's luminous illustrations, a cat and her kitten discover the excitement and intimacy of sharing stories. As the pages turn and the landscapes evolve from forests to fields to sweeping ocean vistas, the tender bond that unites the cat and her kitten is deepened and enriched, making And I Love You an enchanting gift that will warm hearts both big and little.




About the Author

RUTH KRAUSS (1911–1993) is the author of more than thirty books for children. Known for possessing keen insight into their thoughts and language, she has captivated young imaginations for generations with such classics as I’ll Be You and You Be Me, Charlotte and the White Horse, and A Hole Is to Dig, all illustrated by Maurice Sendak, as well as the The Carrot Seed, illustrated by her husband, Crockett Johnson.

Steven Kellogg has illustrated more than a hundred books, including IS YOUR MAMA A LLAMA? and THE DAY JIMMY'S BOA ATE THE WASH. He has also retold and illustrated the adventures of tall-tale heroes such as Paul Bunyan, Mike Fink, and Johnny Appleseed. He lives in Essex, New York.

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