My Love For You Is Like a Garden
Written & Illustrated by Laura Smetana
ISBN: 978-1737140962 (Hardcover)
ISBN: 978-1737140979 (Paperback)
With bright, watercolor collages, My Love for You Is Like a Garden celebrates unconditional love with vibrant garden scenes that will delight fans of Lois Ehlert and Eric Carle. Perfect for baby showers, bedtime read-alouds, or anyone you love!
Say “I love you” with this charming picture book families will love reading together over and over again. Bold, colorful illustrations of flowers, butterflies, and animals will inspire readers of all ages to explore the natural world—and maybe even plant their own garden.
Children will delight in finding ladybugs hidden throughout, and a glossary provides the names of each plant and animal featured. A beautiful book to share with a child, parent, or anyone who means the world to you!
★“Endearing, engaging text pairs well with gorgeously executed illustrations for a joyful read.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
Awards & Accolades
2023 Maxy Award Children's Book Winner
Autographed copies available at Frugal Muse Books in Darien, IL, & Anderson's Bookshop in Downers Grove, IL!
Interviews & More
Tornado Aftermath Doesn't Deter Local Author & Illustrator, Laura Smetana, From Creating Next Book - Art Beat for Fox Valley & Beyond
Laura Smetana Discusses My Love for You Is Like a Garden - The Children's Book Review