Love by Matt de la Pena

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Love Read Online Free - From Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Pena and bestselling illustrator Loren Long comes a story about the strongest bond there is and the diverse and powerful ways it connects us all.
"In the beginning there is light
and two wide-eyed figures standing near the foot of your bed
and the sound of their voices is love.
A cab driver plays love softly on his radio
while you bounce in back with the bumps of the city
and everything smells new, and it smells like life."

In this heartfelt celebration of love, Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Pena and bestselling illustrator Loren Long depict the many ways we experience this universal bond, which carries us from the day we are born throughout the years of our childhood and beyond. With a lyrical text that's soothing and inspiring, this tender tale is a needed comfort and a new classic that will resonate with readers of every age.

Title : Love
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ISBN : 1524740918
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 40 pages


Elisabeth rated it ★★★★★

January 11, 2018

This book is so frigging fantastic, I can't stand it. Every single page is a thing of beauty. If you want all the feels, read Love. Plus, if you haven't read Matt de la Peña's essay called Why We Shouldn’t Shield Children From Darkness, you really should. It's beautiful and specifically mentions...

Beth rated it ★★★★★

January 04, 2018

This book is everything I hoped it would be.

Kara rated it ★★★★★

November 20, 2017

Delaney loves "Love," so she gives it "twenty hundred" stars!!

Linda rated it ★★★★★

January 15, 2018

Yes, I finally got it, and yes, it is as beautiful as everyone has said and written and praised. Matt de la Pena infuses his words with loving scenes but has not made it all sweet and happy. He's acknowledged that sometimes love seems to hide and it's a challenge to look and look and still not f...

Alicia rated it ★★★★★

December 22, 2017

This is one of those books that you read slowly and digest the words along with the gorgeous illustrations that enhance the words with powerful beauty. It's also the kind of book that you're sad that you can never go back and read for the first time again. It disappoints you. But you'll remember...

Paul rated it ★★★★★

January 10, 2018

Run, don't walk to LOVE. Read LOVE slowly. Share LOVE locally. Gift LOVE widely.

Shirley rated it ★★★★★

February 04, 2018

Better than I expected and I expected the world! I have been walking around the library sticking in this people's hands since I saw it.

Brenda rated it ★★★★☆

November 03, 2017

Thoughtful meditation on love and all its facets. Beautifully illustrated featuring a multiculturally diverse cast of characters.

GraceAnne rated it ★★★★★

January 20, 2018

The words and the pictures are beautiful and fine, but what I love best about it is that somehow Matt de la Peña makes the simplest of words into an alchemy of the complexity of loves. Sometimes life is dark and scary, even for children - especially for children - but love is always there, somewh...

Betsy rated it ★★★★★

January 20, 2018

This one is being pushed like crazy by everybody, but it isn’t just hype. “Love” is a beautiful picture book that probably means more the older you are, but my 7 year old still latched onto the overriding concept of love. She even told me I skipped a page, picked up her dog, and said “Love is two...

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