Nature’s gifts are recognized and celebrated in this minimalist picture book that links gratitude with life itself…Appreciation is emblematic in this attractive and uncomplicated narrative that may also serve as a nondenominational bedtime prayer for the very young.
Despite the simplicity of text and artwork, this book delivers a powerful message about appreciating the environment and its gifts and the interconnectedness of the ecosystems.
—School Library Journal
With sparing text and paper-collage art, this is a perfect little book about appreciating life’s simple gifts.
Yuly reminds readers of the importance of appreciating the natural world…Brief enough to hold even a toddler’s attention, this will suit story hours ranging from Thanksgiving to Earth Day.
This is an exuberant book about some everyday gifts from the natural world and a lighthearted way to express gratitude for them, with words that are easy, charming and important to say out loud now and then: “Thank you, bees,” “Thank you, trees,” “Thank you, Earth.”