Children's Books -- The Perfect Gift

I bought my mother the perfect gift! Thats often a hard thing to do. But this time I KNOW I bought her a gift that will make her cry (in a good way). I found a vintage copy of David Johnson's "I'll Give You The Morning Sun, Although Its Not Mine To Give" which is an out-of-print book of poems written from a parent to a child. Its her all-time favorite book. Someone gave it to her when I was born. She'd sit in the rocker for hours reading it to me.

To top it off, I found a DVD copy of Jack Ezra Keats "The Snowy Day" which is her favorite children's book. The DVD has all the original illustrations with a narrator. PLUS three other stories by JEK and an extensive interview with him. Mother will absolutely flip!

Waves

Lucy, that is special and I will have to get it too. Maybe you had no idea but, you inspired me to perhaps look for it too.

Janelle | 12/10/2004 - 07:38 PM

Congrats! It feels sooo good to get the perfect gift for someone you love, doesn't it! I'm sure she's going to love it!

Sheilah | 12/11/2004 - 09:38 AM

My mom, who is dreadfully unsentimental, bought me a copy of Love You Forever a couple of years ago.

It is by far the most treasured gift she's ever given me.

Leni

Leni | 12/12/2004 - 12:42 AM
 
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