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Things to Look Forward To
Things to Look Forward To: 52 Large and Small Joys for Today and Every Day | Sophie Blackall
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Everyone needs things to look forward to: big things and small things, on good days and on bad days, whether we actively create delight for ourselves or simply allow it to enter our lives. In these pages, beloved author and illustrator Sophie Blackall has gathered a collection of joys for all of usreminders that every day the sun comes up and new babies are born. She includes suggestions that you bake muffins for a friend, or draw a face on an egg and put it in the fridge where it will smile at you each time you open the door. With wisdom, whimsy, and compassion, the 52 illustrated ideas in this book offer moments of uplift and serendipity for yourself and your loved ones. A message of hope and solace in hard times and of joyful anticipation at times of new beginningswhether you're grieving a loss or starting a new chapterand for all the days in betweenThings to Look Forward to is full of gentle reminders of the objects, occasions, gestures, and ideas that warm our hearts. There is always something bright on the horizon, and sometimes that horizon can be a lot closer than we think. BELOVED AUTHOR: Sophie Blackall is a world-renowned, two-time Caldecott awardwinning children's book author and illustrator. Whether your kids grew up with Ivy & Bean and If You Come to Earth, or you're discovering Blackall's empathetic voice and gorgeous artwork for the first time, youre sure to fall in love with her new book for adults and folks of all ages. UPLIFTING AND HOPEFUL: We all need a little reassurance that things will get betterthis book offers just that, and so much more. It reminds us that while looking forward is important, sometimes we can take matters into our own hands and create our own joy when we need it most. THE PERFECT GIFT: Not only a promise of solace in tough times, this book is also a celebration of joyful new beginningsafter all, who has more to look forward to than parents of new babies, or recent grads? You'll want to give Things to Look Forward to to the grieving and the embarking alike. Perfect for new moms, new graduates, those going through breakups or suffering a loss, and anyone who could use a little extra joy in life just because. Perfect for: Those going through hard times and those experiencing joyous life events Parents (or aunts, uncles, grandparents) who have bought Sophie Blackall's books for their children and fallen in love with her artwork Shoppers looking for the perfect grad gift or baby shower gift People looking for a way to express sympathy with someone who is struggling or grieving
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sherrisilvera
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I loved this. It was just what I needed...slightly quirky, beautifully illustrated and hopeful!

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JoyBlue
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Who doesn‘t need something to look forward to? If you‘re struggling for ideas, try some of these. Read my full review here: https://debbybrauer.org/#things-to-look-forward-to-52-large-a...

CoffeeAndABook That sounds intriguing!! 😄✨🐚🌸 3mo
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Booksbymybed
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This is an absolutely delightful book of 52 things to look forward to, I managed to savor it over a few days, and it warmed my heart a lot. These are simple things, personal and yet universal.

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