cover image You Are Special, Little One

You Are Special, Little One

Nancy Tafuri. Scholastic Press, $16.95 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-439-39879-4

From Nancy Tafuri comes You Are Special, Little One, a follow-up to her earlier I Love You, Little One. Cozy scenes set on savannah, ice floe and pond depict Mama and Papa lions, penguins, beavers and more telling their little ones the ways in which they're special. The comforting message ""we will love you/ forever and ever and always"" repeats throughout the book, which ends with a warm embrace between a child and his parents. (Sept.)