Hand in Hand was one of our favorites when Olivia was younger. She has other favorites now, but I still take this little board book down every now and then and revel in the text’s simple beauty.
Security, consistency, loving correction. It’s all here in the sweet rhyme and charming illustrations that are Rosemary Wells’ hallmark.
“Gentle words our featherbed,” from the two-page spread exploring right from wrong, gets me every time. Take your little one’s hand in yours, settle into your favorite reading chair and steep in the magic that is Rosemary Wells.