Book Reviews

So many books. So little time.

A Picture Book

A picture is worth a thousand words

Where art meets words

Other Books

Words can create pictures too.

The power of imagination.

Words, words, words

Where Conversations Begin

A good conversation is a good life

Where conversations begin

All About Writing

Random thoughts on the how and why of writing

Why write

I Wish You More by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

When Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Tom Lichtenheld collaborate magic happens. The good kind of magic, that carries you away into a happy place.

Writing as a litany of wishes:

More give than take.

More will than hill

More can than knot….. and more, and many more.

There is wordplay at work here: a Rosenthal trademark.

And more.

Illustrations, colorful, sparse, yet drawing out meaning. Look at the illustration for “I wish you more pause than fast-forward.” Perfection.

The book is a benediction, and more. It is a poem of gratitude: “I wish all this for you, because you are everything I could wish for….and more.”

Perfection. As a reader one could not ask for more.

Title: I Wish You More

Author: Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Illustrator: Tom Lichtenheld

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Hardback: 32 pages

ISBN: 978-1-4521-2699-9