The illustrations show the relationship between a little dog-like creature and a bird, but the sentiment expressed is universal. Great to share, and to give to a special someone is your life, whatever their age.
I love Stephen Michael King's work - illustrations and text - so it's not hard to understand why I have to recommend this book. But, he makes it so easy to gush and rave and fall in love with his books. He has a different view of the world that appeals to me.
If you like this one, then these other books about love aren't too cutesy / saccharine:
- Guess how much I love you by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
- No matter what by Debi Gliori
- Love you when you whine by Emily Jenkins, illustrated by Sergio Ruzzier
- Why do you love me? by Martin Baynton.