How Do I Love Thee? (Hardcover)
Balzer + Bray, 9780062394446, 32pp.
Publication Date: December 18, 2018
A gorgeous reinvention of Elizabeth Barrett Browning's famous "Sonnet 43" from the bestselling author of the BabyLit board books and the acclaimed illustrator of Over and Under the Snow.
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
Whether in soft sunlight or rain-drizzled night or winter's frost-etched breath, three children share the love and joy of friendship while exploring the wonders of nature.
Bestselling author Jennifer Adams has reimagined Elizabeth Barrett Browning's beloved "Sonnet 43," best known by its opening lines, creating a lyrical, evocative ode to the love of family and friends. Christopher Silas Neal brings the poetry to life with his beautiful, imaginative, and whimsical illustrations.
About the Author
Jennifer Adams is the author of more than fifty books, including I Am a Warrior Goddess and the bestselling BabyLit series, which introduces small children to the world of classic literature. She loves old stone walls, lightning storms, letterpress printing, cattails, dragonflies, beautifully wrapped packages, and the first snowfall. She works as a children’s book editor at Sounds True and lives with her husband in Salt Lake City. Visit her website at www.jennifer-adams.com.
Christopher Silas Neal is the illustrator of Over and Under the Snow and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt, both written by Kate Messner, and is a regular contributor to the New York Times. He is also the author-illustrator of Everyone. Chris lives in Brooklyn, New York. Learn more about him online at www.csneal.com.
Praise For How Do I Love Thee?…
— Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Adams’ and Neal’s homage to Browning’s poem is a book to love.”
— New York Journal of Books
“Three friends share in wondrous moments throughout this beautifully rendered picture book adaptation of the iconic poem. An enchanting imagining of love and friendship made successful by its splendid artwork; this is a winning choice for young poets.”
— School Library Journal