I Love You Because You're You by Liza Baker

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In a poem about a mama fox's unconditional love for her cub, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE YOU'RE YOU describes the many moods of all children--from happy to frightened, bashful to silly, and more--and will reassure them of their parents' abiding affection and approval. Truly remarkable watercolor illustrations by beloved illustrator David McPhail are the perfect complement to Liza Baker's rhythmic, rhyming text.
 

About Liza Baker

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David McPhail was born on June 30, 1940 in Newburyport, Massachusetts. As a child, David was very imaginative and creative, pretending to be famous heroes and drawing what he imagined. In addition, he was addicted to books from an early age. He attended Vesper George University from 1957-1958 and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts School from 1963-1966. He has been an illustrator of children's books since 1967 and an author of children's books since 1971. He says he enjoys writing and illustrating as much as he did when he began.
 
Published October 1, 2001 by Cartwheel. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A mother pledges her unwavering love for her child in a simple, yet wonderfully affirming poem that covers the gamut of emotions expressed by young children.

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Reassuring quatrains ("I love you when you're sad/ and need a kiss and hug./ I love you when you're playful/ and rolling on the rug") convey her unconditional love.

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