Sugar Cookies: Sweet Little Lessons on Love

Sugar Cookies: Sweet Little Lessons on Love


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From the beloved New York Times bestselling author of I Wish You More, Amy Krouse Rosenthal, this delectable follow-up to the bestselling Cookies and Christmas Cookies defines words that are associated with love.

From letting your friend have the last cookie (selfless) to waiting to lick the bowl together (considerate), here is a book for anyone looking for the right words to say I love you. Meanings are illuminated in this different kind of dictionary, which is every bit as heartwarming as the experience of baking cookies with someone you love.

Amy Krouse Rosenthal's sweet little lessons, mixed with warm and inviting illustrations by mother-daughter duo Jane Dyer and Brooke Dyer, make for a book that will hit the spot! Go ahead, have another bite! (And another.)

A lovely Valentine's Day present, especially with some home-baked cookies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061740725
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/27/2009
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 792,183
Product dimensions: 9.32(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.46(d)
Lexile: AD950L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Amy Krouse Rosenthal wrote more than thirty picture books, including the New York Times bestsellers I Wish You More, Uni the Unicorn, Plant a Kiss, and Exclamation Mark. A contributor to National Public Radio, a TED collaborator and speaker, a filmmaker, and the author of two groundbreaking adult memoirs, Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life and Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Amy raised her three children with her husband on a tree-lined street in Chicago.

Jane Dyer is the illustrator of the New York Times bestselling Cookies series by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, as well as numerous other award-winning picture books. She lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Brooke Dyer is the illustrator of Sleep, Black Bear, Sleep by Jane Yolen and Heidi E. Y. Stemple and Mama Always Comes Home by Karma Wilson. Brooke lives in Lincoln, Massachusetts, with her husband, three young children, and their dog, Sophie.

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Sugar Cookies: Sweet Little Lessons on Love 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 15 reviews.
dangerlibearian on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
I really dislike these books they are too cutesy and really kinda make no sense, relating cookies to emotions. Not in a good read aloud format.
kzrobin on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This was a great book with challenging words and demonstrations to what they mean.
Businessbookjunkie More than 1 year ago
This beautifully illustrated Jane/Brooke Dyer book offers sweet life lessons for children, expanding their vocabulary in an adorable way.
Tina84 More than 1 year ago
This book is great! It teaches children life lessons in terms that they can understand! The whole series of these books are great! They are a MUST have for every household!
SingingMomS More than 1 year ago
I love to read this book to my child. Each page has a different word with a definition of that word related to cookies and people. The definitions are very realistic in terms of real-world application. For example, "Admire means, I really look up to you and the way you are with you cookies. You remind me of what is good and possible in this world." Or "Supportive means that when your cookies are a huge hit at the bake sale, no one is happier for you than I am." My favorite is, "How Much I Love You means that even if I made cookies from morning to night every single day forever and ever and ever, it still wouldn't even come close." The illustrations are cute with animals dressed up as people alongside real people. There is even a sugar cookie recipe at the end in case your budding cook is interested in make his or her own sugar cookies. Give this book a read. It is definitely SWEET.
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GrandmaLynn48 More than 1 year ago
This book combines an interest in cooking and baking with learning new vocabulary in a "sweet" way. Each page begins with a challenging new vocabulary word that children can relate to cooking and baking. The illustrations are gorgeous. The richness of sharing the joy of baking cookies, talking about the new words, observing the illustrations, and creating a moment of togetherness with your favorite child is priceless.
SuperMomSMPC More than 1 year ago
This is the second book in this series. I purchased a copy of the first book, "Cookies", for my son's teacher and liked it so much that I purchased one for myself. I, of course, had to purchase this one when it came out. It is the cutest book of life's little lessons in terms that children can understand. It is definitely something we will read and reread over the years and will hopefully pass on to my son's kids.
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