We were sent The Kiss to review*, such a heart-warming story of a Kiss brightening up the world with smiles, laughter and dancing. This beautiful book is written by Linda Sunderland and Illustrated Jessica Courtney-Tickle.
This lovely book begins with Grandma heading home from Edwyn’s house. He blows her a kiss which she catches and puts it in her pocket.
On the way home, Grandma comes across people looking sad such as an old man at the bus stop. She makes the old man smile by taking the kiss from her pocket and showing it to him.
They begin to dance and make the people at the bus stop smile! Grandma blows the old man a kiss which he catches and puts in his pocket. Edwyn’s one grows heavier and bigger while Grandma uses it to spread happiness all the way home. Kindness and happiness make it thrive!
A Stolen Thief!
A man hears all about the kiss and asks to buy it from Grandma but she refuses. He tries all different ways to get hold of it but Grandma refuses. The man sends flowers, letters, even a brass band yet she still refuses. He decides to
The man cages the kiss and it slowly begins to grow thinner, the skies turn mean and the sun goes to sleep. It withers in front of his eyes which makes the man
The man looked so sad that Grandma blew him a kiss which he caught and smiled sweetly! When Grandma next sees Edwyn he gives her a hug and she puts it safely in her wardrobe for whenever she felt cold and lonely!
A Beautiful Story
This is such a beautiful story showing how kisses and hugs can spread joy and happiness everywhere! It goes to show just how far a small act of kindness can go. Spreading the message that the act of sharing can be more powerful than taking what we want from the world through a beautifully written children’s book. Such a lovely uplifting story to read to children aged 3 to 6 years. Both girls really enjoyed this sweet story, a perfect bedtime read!
Do you love Children’s books that spread important messages like this too? Can you recommend others like this?
*We were sent this book to review but all thoughts and opinions are our own.
As a former early years practitioner, I am passionate about children's literature, I have not come across this particular book before, #kltr@_karendennis
Karen, the next best thing to mummy | 4 years ago
I love Jessica’s illustrations in this and thought the story was very whimsical! Thanks for link up with #KLTR
BookBairn | 4 years ago
Oh this sounds like such a lovely book, it makes me thing of paying it forward and being kind to others too #KLTR
Laura's Lovely Blog | 4 years ago
We have this book too and love the story! I really like the illustrations too, so colourful #KLTR Acorn Books recently posted...Interview with Karl Newson Author of For All The Stars Across The Sky
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