I got an email from Canaan with the Hatchette Book Group about some new books coming out. I saw the one titled LOVE YOU S’MORE that was released on June 7th, and thought it would be perfect to read to my granddaughter! The illustrations were adorable and I’m sure that the story will be so fun to read with her, even as she gets older and can help with some of the words. I love how it focuses on camping and family, which are two very important things in our life! Being able to spend time together is so important, and it needs to be a focus of so many, especially during these recent times.
The LOVE YOU S’MORE book helps to share memorable moments with family, and enjoy time reading together. In this digital age, true books have gotten dusty on so many shelves. Don’t get me wrong, reading anything is super important…but there’s nothing like a true book, with pages turning to get you into the story.
This one by Melinda Lee Rahjen is adorable. The illustrations are by Rob McClurkan and they are amazing. I love seeing the little faces of the characters, show what they are talking about. Plus, it makes you kind of want to make a s’more – and there’s never anything bad about that, right?
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About the Love You S’More Book:
Embrace the puns in this charmingly campy board book about two raccoons who insist they are the one who loves the other “s’more.”
Love, puns, and s’mores are three of life’s greatest pleasures. In this little board book, two competitive raccoons declare themselves to love the other “s’more.” The fireside banter crackles with puns, and the silly competition heats up until they finally realize that with all that love, everyone wins. Outdoorsy and camping-loving families will love this book, as will anyone looking for a new way to express “s’more” love to someone in their life.
Publisher : WorthyKids (June 7, 2022)
Language : English
Board book : 20 pages
ISBN-10: 1546002154 / ISBN-13: 978-1546002154
Reading age : 1 – 4 years
Grade level : Preschool and up
Item Weight : 8 ounces
Dimensions : 7″x0.55″x7″
Best Sellers Rank: #2,370,306 in Books, #1,881 in Puns & Wordplay, #2,529 in Children’s Baby Animal Books, #14,099 in Children’s Books on Emotions & Feelings
About the Author & Illustrator:
Melinda Lee Rathjen grew up in southern Illinois, reading past her bedtime whenever she could get away with it. As an editor at WorthyKids, she still spends a lot of time reading, though stealth and flashlights are rarely necessary. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee.
Rob McClurkan is a storyteller. Sometimes he uses words and sometimes pictures. He has written and illustrated two picture books, Aw, Nuts! and Playdates Rule!, and he has also illustrated a bunch of other fun picture books, like Beware the Flerken and Super Rooster Saves the Day. He lives in Georgia with a dog, two kids, and a wife. He also has a snake in his backyard that says hello every spring. It’s a nice snake but keeps to itself, and Rob likes it that way.
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading U.S. general-interest book publisher made up of dozens of esteemed imprints within the publishing groups Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Audio, Hachette Nashville, Little, Brown and Company, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Orbit, Perseus Books, and Workman Publishing. We also provide custom distribution, fulfillment, and sales services to other publishing companies. Our books and authors have received the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, Caldecott Medal, Newbery Medal, Booker Prize, Nobel Peace Prize and other major honors. We are committed to diversity in our company and our publishing programs, and to fostering a culture of inclusion for all our employees and authors. We are proud to be part of Hachette Livre, the world’s third-largest trade and educational publisher.
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What a fun book! I’ll have to pick up a copy for our next camping trip with the littles!
That would be so fun!! Who doesn’t like an excuse for sweets? 🙂
This looks like an adorable book and I am sure would become any child’s favorite.
I sure hope that there are kids out there, that can still be introduced to books. I’m going to try and do my part.
This is so adorable! I miss reading these kind of books with my kiddos!
I agree – those were fun times. Now I have my granddaughter to read it to, if I can ever get my son to bring her over. :/
This is the cutest book! I’m sure your granddaughter will love it when you read it to her.
If not, it will just make me smile again. I figure it’s good to get her introduced to real books. Her parents only read stuff on their phone. 😛
I need to get this sweet book for my son! We love good books like this before bedtime! PS – In your photo, I noticed Andes candies instead of Hershey’s chocolates. Now, that’s something else that I can get behind. Yum!
The book is adorable. And, yes, those are Andes. I didn’t have any chocolate bars, and figured it would be a twist on a S’more that I might really like! 🙂
Oh, I love Andes way more!! Great twist!! We definitely have to check this book out!
It’s a great book….and good with treats! 🙂 Nothing is better than Andes!