Won't You Be My Kissaroo? by Joanne Ryder

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There are lots of different kinds of kisses--from sticky breakfast kisses to playful "gotcha!" kisses to special birthday cake kisses--and this charming story celebrates them all! Now in a sweet new board book edition, this is just the thing for sharing with your favorite kissaroo.

About Joanne Ryder

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JOANNE RYDER is the author of many books for children, including EACH LIVING THING illustrated by Ashley Wolff, The Snail's Spell, Earthdance, and My Father's Hands. Ms. Ryder received The American Nature Study Society's award for her numerous books about the natural world. She lives in Pacific Grove, California. Melissa Sweet is the illustrator of many fine children's books. Reviewers have described her unique mixed-media illustrations as "exuberant," "outstanding," and "a creative delight." Melissa lives on the beautiful coast of Maine. In addition to writing and painting, she enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. For more information about the author and her work, visit www.melissasweet.net.
Published January 1, 2005 by Scholastic. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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While the venue has changed from smooches to hugs, Ryder and Sweet remain faithful to the popular format of their earlier title, Won’t You Be My Kissaroo?

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With tender rhyming couplets, winsome watercolors and a title that's the very definition of the proverbial offer you can't refuse, Ryder and Sweet (previously paired for A House by the Sea ) catalogue the many different smooches shared by parents and offspring.

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