"This book rolls off the tongue - it expresses prefectly…"
This book rolls off the tongue - it expresses prefectly how we love our children No Matter What mood they may be in. It's a little like "Guess how much I love you" but better.
You may also find this book helpful if your child has recently lost someone they love.Read moreLess
"This story is wonderful and sweet I loved it :) It…"
This story is wonderful and sweet I loved it
It is a simple but funny story of a mother fox's affirmation to her young cub of her unconditional love, and of how she sets her cub's mind at rest about all his worries.
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"This is the best book to read at the end…"
This is the best book to read at the end of One Of Those Days you often have with a toddler, where the house has been turned upside down and you've threatened more than once to call the Baby Shop for a refund.
With heart-warming illustrations, No Matter What depicts the end of the day for two foxes, Large and Small. Small has been feeling "grim and dark" and has torn up the house because he feels "nobody loves me at all".
While you and I might mutter, "Well do you bloody blame them, when you stuffed your sister in the freezer," Large shows wonderful calm and maturity by reassuring Small that she'll always love him, "no matter what".
As they go through tea, bath and bedtime, Small tests his mother's parental patience by coming up with ever-more outlandish examples - "But what if I were a crocodile/a bug/dead?" - but Large is either a trained Samaritan or neck-deep in Valium because she keeps reassuring him, in the wonderfully soothing, repetitive manner you'd use to talk a nutter down off a windowsill, of her unconditional love.
By the last page, your child will be feeling surrounded in warmth and love, and you'll be straining to read through a fog of tears. At the end, large lifts Small up in front of the bedroom window. "Aha!"; you think. "I knew she'd snap. Now she's going to hurl him into the garden!"; But no. Instead:
"Small, look at the stars, how they shine and glow /
But some of the stars died a long time ago /
Still they shine in the evening skies /
Love, like starlight, never dies...."
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