If You'll Be My Valentine (Library Binding)

By Cynthia Rylant, Fumi Kosaka (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780060092696, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 14, 2004

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (12/13/2005)
Prebound (12/13/2005)
Hardcover (12/1/2004)

List Price: 17.89*
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What kind of valentine would you send to a puppy or a kitten or your mother or big brother?

Enjoy and be inspired by a young boy's special way of making cards that no loved one can resist!

With friendly, buoyant rhymes and cheery pictures, Cynthia Rylant and Fumi Kosaka have created the perfect family valentine -- warm, funny, and utterly fresh.

About the Author

Cynthia Rylant's gift for conveying the enchantment and beauty to be found in everyday life is seen in such award-winning books as Missing May, winner of the Newbery Medal; A Fine White Dust, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Relatives Came and When I Was Young in the Mountains, both Caldecott Honor Books.

Books she's written and illustrated include the much-beloved Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven.

Cynthia Rylant grew up in West Virginia. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest.

Fumi Kosaka is the illustrator of many picture books, including Under My Hood I Have a Hat by Karla Kuskin and If You'll Be My Valentine by Cynthia Rylant. She lives with her husband in New York City.

Praise For If You'll Be My Valentine

“A good read-aloud choice for the holdiay.”
— Booklist

“…an excellent addition to holiday collection.”
— Kirkus Reviews