If You'll Be My Valentine (Paperback)

By Cynthia Rylant, Fumi Kosaka (Illustrator)

HarperCollins, 9780060092719, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 13, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Prebound (12/13/2005)
Hardcover (12/1/2004)
Library Binding (12/14/2004)

List Price: 7.99*
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Cynthia Rylant and Fumi Kosaka

If You'll Be My Valentine sweetly celebrates the true meaning of Valentine's Day.

Charming prose and captivatingly sweet art create an adorable tableau of loving wishes from one little boy to all the members of his family.

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