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You Are A Gift To The World

3.76  ·  Rating details ·  33 ratings  ·  8 reviews
Featuring the same unique flip-book design and universal message that made "I Love You More "a bestseller, this companion book brings the same beautiful lyricism to a new dual idea: A child is a gift to the world, and the world is a gift to a child. Evoking all that makes a child unique, the book then mirrors with the world's special gifts-from mountains to seas to life ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published April 12th 2011 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky (first published April 1st 2011)
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Shaye Miller
Mar 23, 2020 rated it liked it
This picture book has two different titles, depending on which end you start from. If you start from one side, it's The World is a Gift to You, which celebrates the beautiful gifts of the world, ranging from plants to animals to mountains. From the other side it's You Are a Gift to the World, which celebrates the beauty of the young child. It's called a flip-sided book that never ends. One side appears to be a daughter and her mother and the other side a different young girl and her father.

Angela Williams
I loved reading this book! The concept the author was trying to get across was beautiful and so true. In this book a daughter is asking her father what is the best gift in the world. The father replies that she is the best gift that he has received. This book has painting like pictures that show how much this daughter and father love each other. It is a very good book to read to children. The book shares why she is the best gift and it expresses that she is one of a kind and her father loves ...more
Donna Mork
Jan 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Cute story showing a kid how they are a gift to us and the world, and alternately the world is a gift to us.
Abbie Riddle
Mar 19, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This flip-sided book is wonderful. The front side is titled "You are a Gift to the World" and tells about all the wonderful ways that children are a gift to this world. The other side reminds us how many wonderful gifts are given to us this world. This book is a beautiful reminder that the best gifts aren't bought, made, or pre-thought they are the very things that make life more precious. The most treasured gifts ought to be the things that we seem to take for granted most: laughter, song, ...more
Shannon McGee
May 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
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I thought this book is a wonderful reminder to children and all of us that we are special and the world is special to us. Both stories are told as if a parent or a mentor is answering a childs question. Of course the answer should be universal

I enjoyed reading this reminder and both sides of the story. I hoped for a the story to be a little longer. So it may be short but it is sweet. Recommended for children and those with low self esteem.
Margaret Chind
Flip books that never end are fun and the message in this particular book is important and delightful to share with a special child in your life. This author knows the importance of making sure love is known and felt. Sourcebooks has another great book here that would make a great addition to any family's shelf.

*Thanks to Sourcebooks for providing a copy for review.*

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Jan 28, 2014 rated it it was ok
I can't explain why I gave this book 2 stars. I think my gut is just telling me to. I like how this a flip book. I think my rating is more of a 2.5. Before I read it, I knew I would rate it between 1 and 4. But anyways, this book is okay and I like it.
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From the perspective of two little girls about the gifts of the world. One perspective talkative about people and the other is about nature.
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