The Shape of My Heart (Board book)

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By Mark Sperring, Alys Paterson (Illustrator)
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Do you see what I see?

From sun up to sun down, from our hands to our feet, to the animals, cars, food, and teddy bears around us, the world is alive with endless shapes to identify. Once you start to look, you never know what shapes you'll discover next!

With its gently reassuring text and vivid, vibrant illustrations, The Shape of My Heart is perfect for younger children. Parents and children will delight in reading along and exploring the world in a whole new way, in this valentine for all seasons.

About the Author

Mark Sperring is the author of The Sunflower Sword (Andersen), Captain Buckleboots on the Naughty Step (Puffin) and Green (Meadowside). He is a bookseller with a huge wealth of knowledge of the children's market. Mark lives in Bristol.

Alys Paterson is a graphic designer and fine artist who has had several greeting card ranges published by the Art Group and who sells her beautiful prints through various galleries and Ikea. She trained at Falmouth and now lives in Bristol. This is her first picture book.

Praise For…

“This eye-catching picture book is a reassuring valentine for any day of the year. . . . A lovingly designed and visually appealing portrait of the places, animals, and objects common to a child's world.” —Publishers Weekly

“Paterson's charming, modern designs practically sing. . . . Satisfying rhymes and large, attractive art combine to make this a storytime or bedtime winner.” —School Library Journal

“Paterson uses brightly colored cut-paper collage-style illustrations to urge readers to give a fresh look to everyday objects. . . . An intriguing combination of poetic wondering and point-and-name-the-object prompts.” —Booklist

Product Details
ISBN: 9781681190174
ISBN-10: 1681190176
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Publication Date: December 1st, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English