When You Are Happy

When You Are Happy

By Eileen Spinelli; Geraldo Valerio (Illustrator)

Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing, Hardcover, 9780689862519, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

Description

When you are afraid

I will take your hand

and not let go--

In this delightful and lyrical text by renowned children's author Eileen Spinelli, a young girl finds reassurance from all of her family members and learns that love complements every mood. Coupled with dazzling art by illustrator Geraldo Valério, her words become a beautiful reminder of the care and comforts of unconditional love.



About the Author
Eileen Spinelli is a poet and picture book author with a talent for lovable stories that tug at the heart. She is the author of more than forty books for children, including Heat Wave, When You Are Happy, I Know It s Autumn, Thanksgiving at the Tappletons, Sophie s Masterpiece, and Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch. Ms. Spinelli lives in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Geraldo Valerio was born in Brazil and has created art for many children's books, including The Hungry Ghosts by Julius Lester (Penguin). He has collaborated with Eileen Spinelli on When You Are Happy and Do You Have a Hat? (bot