Two parents describe all of the things they did and all the help they received to create a loving home for their child., whether adopted or natural.
Although pegged as an adoption book, it really describes how all parents feel and the things they do to prepare for the arrival of a new baby. The pastel watercolor illustrations are warm and soothing.
It may be TOO simple in trying to introduce the concept of adoption.
S/He likes the illustrations and will usually stop her wanderings when this one is read.
It's a little simplistic. We like it because its inclusive of how EVERYONE contributes to sharing love with a child, not just the parents.
The book describes the process of getting ready for a baby to come home.
A simple way to introduce that we love our children even before we meet them.
6 to 8
0 to 4
Started reading with 1-year-old child.
Borrow it. It's a nice one to cycle periodically when you want to begin talking about adoption, but has little long-term utility.
|Title||The Day We Met You|
|Publisher||Aladdin, Imprint Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing © 1997|