The House That's Your Home (Hardcover)

By Sally Lloyd-Jones, Jane Dyer

Schwartz & Wade Books, 9780375858840, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2015

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Description

Like the bestselling title On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman, this picture book is sure to touch the hearts of parents, grandparents, and children. The tender rhythmic text follows a young girl as she moves through her world, while utterly charming watercolors bring that world into vivid focus.
Told in second person, as if written by a parent to a child, the story gently highlights all the love and joy that make the girl's world her very own, from the tree that stands in her yard, to the swing that swings her right up to the sky, to her bed that's a ship to the moon. A beautiful ode to a loving family from a bestselling author and illustrator.


About the Author

SALLY LLOYD-JONES is the author of the books How to Be a Baby . . . by Me, the Big Sister, which was a New York Times bestseller, an ALA-ALSC Notable Book, and the recipient of two starred reviews; How to Get Married . . . by Me, the Bride; and How to Get a Job . . . by Me, the Boss. She is also the author of Poor Doreen, illustrated by Alexandra Boiger. JANE DYER is the illustrator of more than 50 books for children, including the picture-book mega-bestsellers Time for Bed by Mem Fox, Cookies: Bite Size Lessons by Amy Krause Rosenthal, and I Love You Like Crazy Cakes by Rose A. Lewis. Ms. Dyer lives in Northampton, MA.
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