Plant a Kiss by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Little Miss planted a kiss . . .

One small act of love blooms into something bigger and more dazzling than Little Miss could have ever imagined in this epic journey aboutlife, kindness, and giving.

New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and award-winning illustrator Peter H. Reynolds have teamed together for the first time, creating what may soon prove to be a perennial favorite.


About Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Amy Krouse Rosenthal is a New York Times bestselling author of books for children and grown-ups. Her children’s books include the Cookies series, illustrated by Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer; Duck! Rabbit!, The OK Book, Yes Day!, and It’s Not Fair!, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; Spoon, illustrated by Scott Magoon; The Wonder Book, illustrated by Paul Schmid; and This Plus That, Little Pea, Little Hoot, and Little Oink, illustrated by Jen Corace. Her work for grown-ups includes the memoir Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and the film project The Beckoning of Lovely. Amy lives online at and for real in Chicago. Peter H. Reynolds is the award-winning author and illustrator of The Dot, Ish, and The North Star. He also illustrated the bestselling Someday by Alison McGhee, Tess’s Tree by Jess M. Brallier, and the bestselling Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald. Peter is the founder of FableVision, a transmedia learning company, creating animated films, books, and software. He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.
Published December 27, 2011 by HarperCollins. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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There she learned…from one little kiss… // endless bliss!” Here Reynolds uses a golden wash with pink and iridescent dots to paint a most vigorous blooming swirly plant that spans the entirety of the final double-page spread.

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In what may be a first, Rosenthal and Reynolds demonstrate the benefits of sharing kisses far and wide—without showing a single person-to-person kiss.

Nov 14 2011 | Read Full Review of Plant a Kiss

City Book Review

Plant a Kiss is about a girl named Little Miss who planted a kiss and went through a learning process that it takes time for a plant to grow.

May 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Plant a Kiss

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Purchase Immortal Ever After My absolute favorite thing about Immortal Ever After is the heroine Valerie.

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PreS-Gr 2—When a girl (Little Miss) plants a kiss, it is treated like any other seedling in a gardener's patch. She patiently tends it, with plenty of TLC, and when at

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