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Love You Forever

A book by Robert N. Munsch

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I Love You Forever...

  • May 7, 2009
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I'll love you forever, I'll love you for always, As long as I'm living, My baby you'll be.

Sure, it's a kid's book.. but who doesn't love a Love Story?!

The book illustrates a mother's love for her son, from birth till death.  From the day the son is born, she sings that song to him.  Each stage of his life, you can see the mother cradling the son, singing that same birth song.

Even when the son leaves home and is married, the mom drives across town, climbs up a ladder, just to sing that song.

But with life's only certainty--death-- the mother cannot cradle him any more, and the roles are reversed.  The last page shows the son, cradling his mother, singing the song to her.

A perfect mother's day gift... from a new father, an older son, or even a rebellious teen.

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Quick Tip by . March 08, 2011
posted in The Family Room
This book was a family favorite in my house growing up, although likely for different reasons. What I got from the book was that no matter how messy and troublesome I was I would still be loved, what my mother got out of it was that things could be worse. LOL!
review by . July 07, 2010
Gut-wrenching children's book
This book is beyond emotional.  I dare any mother out there, or any child with an aging parent, to read this story and not have a lump in your throat.  I would recommend this story to just about anyone.  The story begins with a mother and her ornery toddler in what appears to be a suburb in America.  The book begins with the mother taking care of her son through the years.  Every night before bed the mother sneaks into the boy's room and takes him from his bed to rock …
Quick Tip by . March 07, 2011
posted in Sweet on Books
This was one of my favorite books when I was a kid! I cried every single time that I read it!
review by . June 26, 2010
It can be difficult to remember how precious and quick even the most trying moments are when you are experiencing them.   As a mother of an active and challenging young boy, I can attest to how easy it can be to lose sight of the big picture and give in to feeling frustrated.  It is easy to remember how insignificant even the most harrowing tantrums are when I read this book and I know that one day, I will wish that my son was the Kindergartner who leaves his playroom a mess, instead …
Quick Tip by . July 19, 2010
read it to my little brother all the time, he loves it!
Quick Tip by . July 03, 2010
This is sure to make you cry, even as your little one laughs.
Quick Tip by . June 28, 2010
My favorite book when I was younger
Quick Tip by . June 27, 2010
Cute insightful fun uplifting!
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
Must have for new moms!
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
The only book that captures love, sadness, wonder and happiness all together.
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ISBN-10: 0920668364
ISBN-13: 978-0920668368
Author: Robert N. Munsch
Genre: Children's Books
Publisher: Firefly Books
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