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One Day (Hardcover)
"An affirming and enchanting love letter from parent to child." — Kirkus Starred Review
"The heartfelt title will be welcomed by new parents as the narrator voices the universal dream of wishing the best in life for their newborn." —Booklist
"It’s cozy and hopeful in all the best ways."—Publishers Weekly
From New York Times bestselling Joanna Ho, author of Eyes that Kiss in the Corners and Eyes that Speak to the Stars, comes a heartfelt picture book about the depths of a mother’s love. One Day is a mother’s ode to her baby boy—she shares her hopes and dreams for her son as she envisions him exploring the world.
Her son will be courageous and kind, powerful and curious, and blaze his own trail. He will know that it is okay to cry, or be scared, or uncertain. Above all, he will know that he is more than enough exactly as he is.
An extraordinary gift for Mother’s Day and loved ones everywhere.
your hair will tumble across your head
as you embark on adventures
Life will pull tears that
Roll like rivers over your cheeks
Let them roll, sweet boy
Softness is a sign of strength
About the Author
Joanna Ho is passionate about equity in books and education. She has been an English teacher, a dean, and a teacher professional development mastermind. She is currently the vice principal of a high school in the San Francisco Bay Area. Homemade chocolate chip cookies, outdoor adventures, and dance parties with her kids make Joanna’s eyes crinkle into crescent moons. Her books for young readers include Eyes That Kiss in the Corners. Visit her at www.joannahowrites.com and @JoannaHoWrites.
"An affirming and enchanting love letter from parent to child." — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"The heartfelt title will be welcomed by new parents as the narrator voices the universal dream of wishing the best in life for their newborn." — Booklist
"It’s cozy and hopeful in all the best ways." — Publishers Weekly