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I Wish, Wish, Wish for You

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"I wish you everything...and so much more."

"Celebrating all the joyous milestones and delightful possibilities life has to offer, this inspirational story is the perfect reminder that you can do anything and be anything you wish to be."

Those two blurbs [from the back of the book] really say what this book is really about - wanting the very best for those around you that you love. For me, I felt this book could be for anyone who is struggling, whether child OR adult [THIS would be a great book for someone heading off to college for the first time or starting a new job OR for someone who has moved and has to start a new school...the possibilities are endless here] and I found it to be such a simple, yet powerful little book - and a reminder of just what we all want for those around us that we love and cherish. 

What really knocked me out about this book though was the illustrations - what an amazing job Melisa Fernandez Nietche does here in representing those around us [and ourselves] within the pages of this book - everyone should be able to find some sort of representation within this book and that was so encouraging and beautiful. To see people of all shapes and sizes and colors and abilities is something that is really needed in books [in general] and this one has all of that, in big beautiful colors as well. SO well done. 

I really recommend this to anyone. Anyone who is struggling and needs to remember that they are awesome and able to to or get through anything. Anyone who is starting something new and is afraid or nervous. Anyone who just needs reminded that they are worth so much more than they think they are. Anyone who needs to know that looking and feeling different is okay and that better days are ahead. All of these things. This is a book for everyone. It is glorious and wonderful and I am so glad that I read it. 

Thank you to NetGalley, Sandra Magsamen, Melisa Fernandez Nietche [Illustrator] and Sourcebooks Kids/Sourcebooks Wonderland for providing this ARC in exchange for an honest review.
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I Wish, Wish, Wish for You
by Sandra Magsamen, Melisa Fernadez Nitsche
SOURCEBOOKS Kids, Sourcebooks Wonderland
     With beautiful, captivating illustrations and messages that inspire and encourage, this book is a gem to be shared with those you love at all ages and stages in life. The writing flows seamlessly and smoothly. It delivers words that offer hope on both ordinary days and in times of loneliness, fear, or sadness, especially for young children, but the content is universal and relevant for everyone. 
     From finding joy in simple things, to taking chances, having adventures,  and following our dreams, the book radiates positivity and joy. It celebrates diversity. The pictures are so colorful and cheerful, conveying the uplifting feelings that match the writing. As a retired educator, I know the importance of letting children know that they are loved often. 
They also need to read and hear words that let them know the value of friendship, kindness, and aspirations. This book does just that, with many levels of reassurance and motivation. It's a treasure for bookshelves, playrooms, classrooms, therapy centers, and gift bags!
Thank you to Net Galley and SOURCEBOOKS Kids, Sourcebooks Wonderland
for the advance reader's copy and the opportunity to provide my unbiased review.
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I received an advance reader copy of this book to read in exchange for an honest review via netgalley and the publishers.

I wish, wish, wish for you is a beautiful and heartfelt book for children offering them the self-belief, resilience and strength to believe in their dreams and wishes and be all they could wish to be. This is such an inspirational read and perfect for every child. Not only does this book encourage children to embrace differences in the world around them but it encourages them to stand for what they believe in and not be scared to be different. 
I can't wait to share this with my own daughter - this would make a beautiful heartfelt gift for any child.
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An utterly enchanting book and one which has love and acceptance running through every page. This beautifully illustrated, joyous book is one of those special ones that warms your heart and makes you sit up a bit straighter and believe in yourself more no matter how young or old you are.  I love the way that diversity is so natural in this book and we definitely need more books like this. Buy it, read it, pass it on  - and let's make the world a kinder, more accepting place one book at a time. 

My enormous thanks to the author, illustrator, publisher and NetGalley for allowing me to read this life-affirming book.
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I received an electronic ARC from SOURCEBOOKS Kids through NetGalley.
Another lovely and encouraging book by Magsamen. Her writing style has a soft touch that inspires and makes a child feel like they are the focus of so much love and support. Readers see how the author builds them up in so many ways. This is a must for children's libraries and a beautiful gift for new families. I can't wait to purchase this for each of our grandchildren.
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Beautiful, poignant, moving. A picture book you’ll want to buy for all your beloved people. Captivating illustrations, lyrical words, heartwarming concept.
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Oh, this book was so lovely!
The message was great, about being kind, being a good friend, and having confidence in yourself.
The illustrations were gorgeous!  I loved all the colours and rainbows throughout.  I also loved the diversity, as it showed kids from all different cultural backgrounds, as well as kids with disabilities. 
It’s so easy to make a book inclusive, why can’t all picture books be like this?
Absolutely loved this and will likely be buying it to gift to various kids in my life.
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This is a very well written book that has a smooth flow with the rhyming verse.  It is very inclusive with the illustrations for race, gender, creed.  Overall, it’s very heartfelt and leaves you with a feel good feeling.
***** I received an ARC from NetGalley, the publisher and the author, in turn for my honest review.
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I Wish, Wish, Wish for You is a sweet story filled with diverse children and the value and importance of wishing wonderful things for your friends and those around you. That by lifting others, you lift yourself. Beautiful story!
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This book is precious and I very much enjoyed sharing it with my children. The illustrations were colorful and engaging.
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We really enjoyed this book! The story & pictures were beautiful, and it was a very fun read! I would definitiely reccomend this for all little kiddies & its a story worthy of a place on any bookshelf!
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This book is a must read for parents to their children.  It addresses all that you want for your children and all that you want them to know about the world around them and how to be a good person.
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This was so cute! The message about wishing goodness into other's lives is great and it brought a smile to my face. I'll definitely be recommending this for purchase at my library when it is published. The illustrations were amazing, too! Very colorful and the kids were super diverse. Promote love not hate!!!!
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I am so glad I read this children book right from the beginning I knew I wanted to read this to the kids. When I first read it, it made me happy inside. The messages and the wishes are ones we all wish to come true. After I read this to the kids I could tell they felt the same way. If you want a great bedtime book or just a book to read to your kids pick this one up it’s filled with great wishes and makes you feel good which is something we all need.
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This book is both realistic and uplifting.  It shows us how to appreciate what we have around us in nature, 

day and night, happiness and laughter, Every child is part of the world.

It is beautifully written and full of wonderful illustrations. It can also be further simplified for my special needs 

children in the nursery. The best things in life are free like kindness to one another,
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Sigh...this is just so achingly sweet.   In gentle rhymes, the text offers a heartfelt benediction to a beloved child--hopes of a life full of adventure and kindness and love.   The illustrations are soft and fanciful and beautifully bring the story to life.

This is the perfect bedtime, naptime, or snuggle time wind-down book.  It would also make a wonderful baby shower or grandparent gift.    

Many thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review!
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Sandra Magsamen is a best selling and award-winning author of over 60 adult and children's books and has sold over 8 million copies to date.  Her books are sold online and at independent retailers worldwide. "I Wish, Wish, Wish, for You" is a wish to your little ones for happiness, a dream for joy, hope for a better tomorrow and faith that they will grow to be all that they can be.  The author reminds and teaches us to explore and experience each day with more heart, meaning, purpose and joy. 

I love this inspiring, uplifting and encouraging book as it celebrates opportunities to share hopes and dreams for your little ones in very heartfelt ways.  You can feel the love resonate from page to page and the empowerment of the words that are captured in the hearts of those reading the book.  This book would be a lovely gift to give and certainly would be a wonderful asset to a classroom and in the school library.  I highly recommend it.
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