I Love You, Too! by Michael Foreman

I Love You, Too!

Written by Michael Foreman
Illustrated by Michael Foreman

Baby and Toddler   Bedtime Reading   3+ readers   
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Award-winning picture book creator, Michael Foreman celebrates the love between a father and child in this endearing bedtime story from this twice Kate Greenaway Medal Winner. Little Bear takes dad on a journey around all his favourite things and adventures and tells his dad that he loves him more than all the toys in his toy box, more than all the flowers of summer and the snowflakes in winter as well as all the grains of sand on the beach. A wonderfully heart-warming tale that little bears will go back to time and time again with or without their dad!


I Love You, Too! by Michael Foreman

Little Bear doesn't want to go to sleep, so he tries everything he can think of to distract his father, and in the end it's an exhausted dad who falls asleep!


Michael Foreman deserves all the applause he gets Independent

Michael Foreman is deservedly in the first rank of children's illustrators with his mastery of brilliant watercolours Sunday Times

A great gift for Father's Day Books for Keeps

A sweet concept with a nice ending -- Anna Carey Irish Times

A positive, reassuring book, that's perfect for sending them off to sleep feeling safe and loved The Bookbag

A lovely bedtime story that warms the cockles of your heart EYE

Foreman's watercolour illustrations are as alluring as ever -- Jill Bennett Red Reading Hub

About the Author

Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman was our Guest Editor in March 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing.

Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938, and studied at Lowestoft School of Art, St Martin’s, London, and the Royal College of Art, where he won a scholarship to the USA in 1963. He has worked as an Art Director at Playboy and King magazines and still works as Art Editor of the literary journal Ambit.

He has also made animated films in Scandinavia and for the BBC. His first book, The General, (a picture book published in 1961), dealt with disarmament and received rave reviews. Since then he has illustrated more than thirty of his own books and over a hundred by authors as varied as Shakespeare, J.M. Barrie, the Brothers Grimm and former Python, Terry Jones. He has established a reputation as one of the world’s leading illustrators and has won numerous prizes including the Smarties Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice), the Francis Williams Prize (twice) and the Aigle d’Argent at the Festival International du Livre in France. Michael is married and has three sons.

He spends most of his time in London, but regularly visits St Ives, Cornwall, where he owns the painter Ben Nicholson’s old house.

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

22nd May 2014




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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