For Your Smile

by Loryn Brantz

On Sale: 09/06/2022

For Your Smile

by Loryn Brantz

illustrated by Loryn Brantz

On Sale: 09/06/2022


About the Book

Filled with smiles from beginning to end, this playful high-contrast black-and-white board book shows the lengths parents and caregivers will go for their little one’s happiness. By bestselling Feminist Baby and It Had to Be You creator Loryn Brantz! 

For your smile, I’d quack quack like a duck because when you’re smiling, I can’t believe my good luck!

A horse and foal, a bird and chick, a cat and kitten, a parent and child, and more go out of their way to make their baby happy in this sweet poem from caregiver to baby. With playful text perfect for fans of You Are My Happy and Guess How Much I Love You, bestselling Feminist Baby creator Loryn Brantz complements her poem with bold black-and-white art that babies can actually see!

For Your Smile is a must-have addition to every baby’s nursery and a perfect gift for baby showers, Mother’s Day, and Father’s Day.

Also available in the LOVE POEMS YOUR BABY CAN SEE series: It Had to Be You

Critical Praise

Singsong-y rhymes provide a loving sentiment. Unlike many other black-and-white, infant-intended titles this one features far more visually stimulating illustrations that are well integrated with the text.  — Kirkus Reviews

Full of adoration for young children, this affirming poem abounds with energy and will be enjoyed by readers and listeners. It’s impossible not to quack, tweet, neigh your way through this title! — School Library Journal

For IT HAD TO BE YOU: "A sweet and tender proclamation of parental predestination that will catch babies’ eyes."
Kirkus Reviews

For IT HAD TO BE YOU: "An enchanting book with a simple message that's universal, comforting, and true.  It Had to be You will captivate children and resonate in the heart of every adult."
Janet Lansbury, author of No Bad Kids

For IT HAD TO BE YOU: "No matter how your family came to be, Feminist Baby creator Loryn Brantz's It Had to Be You is the ideal love letter for all parents to share with their children. With high-contrast black-and-white illustrations that are visually accessible to infants, Brantz's lyrical prose is a literary lullaby perfect for your little one's bedtime routine." — Lacey Vorrasi-Banis, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY's Parental Guidance


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063086340
  • ISBN 10: 0063086344
  • Imprint: HarperFestival
  • On Sale: 09/06/2022
  • Pages: 22
  • List Price:10.99 CAD
  • Ages: 0 to 4
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Family / New Baby
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Curiosities & Wonders
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE NONFICTION / Concepts / Colors

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