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I Love You with All My Butt!

An Illustrated Book of Big Thoughts from Little Kids

By Martin Bruckner

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Published By
Workman Publishing Company
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Number Of Pages
224
Publication Date
April 04, 2017
ISBN
9780761189145

I Love You with All My Butt!

An Illustrated Book of Big Thoughts from Little Kids

By Martin Bruckner

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Description

We just can’t get enough of the funny stuff kids say. We share our own children’s gems with friends and family. If we’re smart, we write down these scraps of accidental poetry. And we turn them into books.

Martin Bruckner is an artist and father who not only recorded the sayings of his daughter, Harper, but used each as the inspiration for a work of art. After posting them on social media, Bruckner became the artist that other parents sought out to transform their own children’s funny words into artwork. Collected here are 100 mini-posters of pure delight, a marriage of the children’s surprising wisdom and the artist’s nimble style, plus the occasional backstory that amplifies both.

Every parent will recognize the spirited declarations of personality—“I’m training to be a wolf.” The endearing mangling of language—“Mommy, I don’t need your mouth to talk to me right now.” The creative mixing of metaphors—“I need a tissue to wipe my feelings.” Those precious, heartbreaking outbursts without guile or filters—“I only love you at the toy store.” Illustrated with sweetness and whimsy, each is a window into the irresistible innocence of childhood, even if the sentiment is “Dad, please wipe the bum of this beautiful princess.”

 

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"The book is both touching and hilarious."  — Real Simple

"Perfectly delightful." — Geek Dad

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Product details

Published By
Workman Publishing Company
Categories
Number Of Pages
224
Publication Date
April 04, 2017
ISBN
9780761189145

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