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Home by Adam Leitman Bailey takes children on a journey using their own eyes to visit many different places to live while providing a touching story about the importance of family over all else. It is the story about a young boy from a small apartment in a big city who dreams about other types of homes. The boy goes out on a colorful adventure to visit many different homes ...more
Hardcover, 21 pages
Published September 1st 2018 by Building Foundations Publishing Company LLC
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Etienne
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book is so good!! The illustration are beautiful and very attractive for young children. It's strange to say but they look soft, calm. We follow a young boy who visit different type of home. There is more or less a story, but a very deep and important message about the importance of love and family over material «needs». Really positive message in this one and I think it deserve a lot of attention. So check it out!!
Nora St Laurent
Aug 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
A little boy wants to explore the world around him and find a nicer place to live than his small apartment in a big city. After getting his parents blessing he sets off on an adventure that takes him from his tiny apartment to a very large house with a huge driveway, to igloo’s, farms, a bird’s nest, etc. He has lots of fun as he explores many different types of homes. He eventually makes his way back to his parents with a better understanding of what makes a house a home.

This is a sweet picture
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Leslie Lindsay
Aug 11, 2018 rated it really liked it
Children's picture book about a boy and various types of homes, from apartments to igloos, to mobile homes, and more, HOME (September 1 2018) explores a child's view of what it means to belong.

How can I not love a tender tale of a boy and his quest to find the most perfect home?

HOME is a gentle reminder about the power of the individuals that fill a home, not the place or the structure--which can vary from location to location, family to family.

Told in simple, flowing language and accompanied
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Yoni Esterman
Sep 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Jaina Rose
Sep 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
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This review and many more like it are available on Read Till Dawn .

I don't make a habit of reading or reviewing children's books, but once in a while an invitation to do so comes along and I shrug and agree. It's nice to read something simple once in a while, you know?

This is an extremely simple book. Each two-page spread has just a few pages of text, and the rest of the paper is taken up with illistrations. We see the boy exploring a large variety of different homes, from a big mansion to a
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Nancy
Sep 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
What Makes a Home?

A small boy lives in a very small apartment in a very big city. He wonders if there are other places to live. With his parents blessing, he sets off to find out. His journey takes him from a big house to a trailer park, and from an igloo to a farm. When her arrives home, he sees his parents and realizes that family is what makes a home.

This is a beautifully illustrated picture book with a good message. The pictures are soft pastels giving the impression that the boy is thinking
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Home is the story of a small boy who lives in a very small apartment in a very big city. The boy wonders what it might be like to live elsewhere, so he lets his imagination take flight as he experiences life in a variety of different home settings. The boy enjoys all his experiences, but in the end, he comes to realize that home is wherever your family is.

Written by Adam Leitman Bailey, Home is a lovely picture book that will speak to curious young minds as they explore various homes and lifest
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Theediscerning
May 21, 2018 rated it liked it
A simple tale with decent pastel artwork, where a young child surveys the world's variety of houses, only to realise it's a home you need, regardless of the actual structure. The artwork doesn't exactly match the description of his "small, small apartment", but it's well done. I might have rated it more highly had I not seen a more non-fiction-styled approach to the same sentiment a couple of months back. Three and a half stars.
Fred Fanning
Oct 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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This is a great book for a child. I really liked the drawings. I appreciated the instructions at the beginning explaining how to use the book. The book has an entertaining story. Any child would enjoy reading the book or haven't it read to them.
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Apr 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
We are proud to announce that HOME by Adam Leitman Bailey is a B.R.A.G.Medallion Honoree. This tells readers that this book is well worth their time and money!
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Adam Leitman Bailey, has, during his career, assisted thousands of property owners in buying homes and is ranked as one of the nation’s most prominent real estate attorneys. Besides being named a 'Super Lawyer' and ‘ Best Lawyer’, as well as being selected as one of the "nation's leading real estate lawyers" by Chambers & Partners, Bailey owns investment properties. For the New York Times, Wall St ...more

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