The illustrations are beautiful and the message is wonderful.
This lady has apparently suffered great loss during her life and has no intention to become attached or love any living thing that could possibly die before she dose.
I have learned to tell this story without the book - it's so sweet and sentimental and you can easily make it your own.
This is an adorable book; delightful for young and old alike. The story is sweet and touching. The illustrations are gorgeous. Read morePublished 13 days ago by readerbon
A wonderful and touching story - good for all ages. Ideal for a grandparent to read to a grandchild; both can appreciate it, enjoy it, and talk about it.Published 1 month ago by G. L. Beach
Read to my 5th grade class for an exercise about "theme" and it gave them a new perspective on the older people in their lives and led to a lively discussion about themes... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Willa
Read it ! It's simply beautiful and heart warming! It's not just a children's bookPublished 8 months ago by luviolin
Cynthia Rylant is a genuine storyteller and all of her books are to be treasured. I particularly enjoyed reading this book about the old woman who named things and I loved reading... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Betty
A friend of ours asked to purchase this product for them. Of course I read it and found it quite amusing.Published 12 months ago by Joseph Weirich