I Love You Like Yellow
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- Publication Date: March 29, 2022
- Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
- Trim Size: 9 x 11
- ISBN: 9781419748073
- Page Count: 48
- Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
- Rights: World/All
From New York Times bestselling author Andrea Beaty and New York Times bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison, a sweet and playful bedtime book that reminds young readers just how loved they are
I love you like yellow.
I love you like green.
Like flowery orchid
and sweet tangerine . . .
Love comes in many forms. It can feel tart as lemonade, or sweet as sugar cookies. Slow as a lazy morning, or fast as a relay race. Love is there through it all: the large and small moments, the good times and bad. And at the end of the day, love settles us down to bed with a hug and kiss goodnight.
With charming, rhyming text from bestselling author Andrea Beaty and lush, heartwarming illustrations by bestselling illustrator Vashti Harrison, I Love You Like Yellow celebrates the unconditional love that pulses through life’s profound and everyday moments—and the people who make them so special.
"Vignettes showcase loving relationships between peers, intergenerational pairs, and groups depicted with varying abilities, body types, and skin tones. . .a reassuring portrait of togetherness emerges."Publishers Weekly —
"This bear-hug of a picture book features. . .a true diversity of characters.Harrison brings a vibrant palette, loving care, and a tight focus to these tableaux; viewers are right there with the families, witnessing their moments together."The Horn Book Magazine —
"It’s a full circle exploration of the numerous ways adults and children experience and share their unconditional love."Booklist —
Author Andrea Beaty talks about the inspiration for the book
About the author
Andrea Beaty is the New York Times bestselling author of many beloved children’s books, including the bestselling Questioners series; Attack of the Fluffy Bunnies; Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau; and One Girl. She lives just outside Chicago. Vashti Harrison is the #1 New York Times bestselling creator of Little Leaders, Little Dreamers, and Little Legends, and the illustrator of Lupita Nyong'o's Sulwe and Matthew Cherry's Hair Love, among others. Vashti lives in Brooklyn, New York, and invites you to visit her at vashtiharrison.com or on Instagram and Twitter @vashtiharrison.