"If I could keep you little exemplifies Marianne's real insights into the human spirit and her beautiful illustrations that will touch children and adults and that are sure to be cherished for generations to come. Taking the reader on a journey of memory and expectation, If I could keep you little showcases the fleeting little moments that reveal how a child changes and grows."
Our children grow up so fast and we always wish we could have one more moment of them being little. The book "If I could keep you little..." By Marianne Richmond puts into words exactly how every parent feels and in a way our children can understand. I absolutely love this book it almost brings tears to my eyes reading it because it is so true. I love reading to my babies even though they are not babies anymore and can read to me I still enjoy holding them in my arms while we share a story together. Here is an excerpt from the story
If I could keep you little,
I'd decide on matching clothes.
But then I'd miss you choosing
dots on top and stripes below
If I could keep you little
I'd cut your bread in shapes.
But then I'd miss you finding
"Hey! I like ketchup with my grapes!"
You all should check out this book I can guarantee you will love it! Amazon has "If i could keep you little" in Hardcover for only $10.87 right now!