Bunny Roo, I Love You
Bunny Roo, I Love You
Melissa Marr, illus. by Teagan White
ISBN 9780399167423
Nancy Paulsen Books, 2015.
5 stars
Keywords: ages-0-3 bunny-i-love-you melissa-marr mothers-and-children

Bunny Roo, I Love You
by Melissa Marr, illus. by Teagan White

In Bunny Roo, I Love You, the narrator (a mother) talks to her child about how much she loves him, and compares him to different animals. 

“When I tried to put you down, you kicked and squirmed, and I thought you might be a lost kangaroo. I tucked you in my pouch so you would feel safe.” 

Along with a kangaroo, she compares her baby to a little bunny, a curious lizard, a lonely wolf, a thirsty kitten, and a tired piggy. At the very end, the mama says, “Then you smiled, and I knew…You are not a bunny-roo-lizard-wolf-kitten-piggy. You are my baby.” 


Gorgeously illustrated in pastel-colored watercolors and gouache paint.

 

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