Cover Image: Remember Us with Smiles

Remember Us with Smiles

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I really enjoy the message in this book. You will always be remembered. Originally, I figured this would have something to do with death based on the title and the way, the story flows because it keeps asking do you remember. What it is actually saying that you’re going to make a ton of memories and as you get older, you will forget some of these things, but you’ll remember the feeling in your heart and your parents or those who raised you will remember it as well and it’s that feeling that matters. Overall, a great and unique message and this book works.
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As a grandmother, this book pulled at my heartstrings.  It is a beautiful way to remind kids that sometimes others don't remember everything they did together.  The important thing is that they remember each other with love and smiles.  That makes the relationship perfect.  This is such a lovely book.  It is a great gift for children and grandchildren.  The illustrations are beautifully drawn.  The writing is great, as well.


I received an ARC from Loyola Press through NetGalley.  This in no way affects my opinion or rating of this book.  I am voluntarily submitting this review and am under no obligation to do so.
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A celebration of memories, Remember Us, is a sweet tale with great illustrations. It is a must for classrooms and homes everywhere. 

The book discusses all the moments that we remember or might not remember, and how those moments impact us and we can look back on those moments with a smile and fond feelings. The book was written in a way from a parent's perspective asking questions about what a child may or may not remember. It discusses all the great times and moments they had together as a family and everything they did together. This would be a great book when families go through a big change, like moving to a new house or even a death in the family. It helps us remember to look back on the good times. 

This book is sentimental and touching with a heartwarming message. It may bring tears to some eyes too. It is a great way to spark discussion, remind us how the little things sometimes mean the most, and that years from now we many not remember the details but we will remember how it made us feel.
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Heartwarming family friendly book.
This book is filled throughout with cozy family moments and beautiful illustrations. I see children and parents both enjoying this read and maybe even getting some ideas for family activities from it. A few pages a silly, and all of them are relatable.
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A sweet little book, with adorable illustrations. That is vibrant and colorful. Every memory we make with one another should be treasured and those memories will always be with us.
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The premise is very nice, but I would have like to see more non-traditional families in the artwork.
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This book was very sweet! The illustrations were cute and the message was sweet. I'm not sure it is really a stand out title for me when it comes to children's fiction but it is overall a good book with a sweet message that would be fun for parents to read with their children.
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Such a warm heartfelt book to read with your kids about remembering the special and fun memories.  I loved how the author brought out the imagination children have and the special moments parents create with their kids. The illustrations were adorable and eye catching.
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This book is so precious! My heart is overwhelmed. This book is told from the POV of parents who are asking their child if they remember the little things when they were younger. Little moments like when the mother held the child in her arms when they were sick. God this book made me tear up. Really such a precious book. Also the illustrations were absolutely beautiful. I loved this book so so much!
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"Remember Us with Smiles" is a heartwarming book that should be in every home, classroom and school library.  Each family is unique and the memories that they make together are treasures to be kept deep in their hearts.  

The book is a celebration of special moments that families capture as they live life together, no matter how humble those moments may be.  Children of all ages will be encouraged to tuck away the fun and challenging times to replay later on in their lives as they get older.  "Remember Us with Smiles" will assure family members that they are cherished and loved now and forever more.                                                               

The illustrations are colourful, vibrant and beautiful bringing the gentle message alive.  This is a perfect book to share in a family time gathering or at bedtime.  I love the book and highly recommend it.
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Beautifully illustrated children's book. It's about a family and all the fun they have together, mostly using their imagination.
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A cute story with great illustrations! Parents explain to their kids all the things they've done and even though memories fade, they want everyone to remember each other smiling.
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Remember Us with Smiles is a really sweet book about all the memories families make together. I loved the variety of memories and how the parents just wanted the children to remember them with smiles, even if they couldn't remember every moment. Nice illustrations.
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This is a very interesting children's book, it made me think that maybe it was a story about foster children, but it wasn't explicitly stated as such. The book tells stories of a family who do fun things together like build forts in the livingroom and have fun playing together at a park. Near the end of the story the author says that if the child grows older and begins to forget memories from their childhood they can look back on the smiling pictures to remember those fun times. Whether or not it was written as such, I think this book would be great for children in care or who need to live with an extended family member for a period of time while parents are in the hospital etc and need to readjust to going home or moving to another foster carer. That being said, this book also just shares a nice message about family and would also be a nice book to read at bedtime or in other shared reading experiences. I would recommend this book for children in the age 3-7 range and potentially for older children who may struggle with transitioning to a new family. Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for giving me the opportunity to read and review this book.
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In my opinion, this book has a sad undertone to it. I'm assuming the parents of the children are the narrators, who are asking the children if they remember these specific memories. It seems that the moral of the story is that even though details of memories fade over time as the children grow, the parents hope that they remember that they had a happy and loving childhood. 

This book is very cute and it makes me wonder if my parents feel the same way!
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So sweet and so fitting reading this as a parent of a teenager.  It's not about how much you spend or how far you take them, it's the little things, too, that mean the most.
I'll always remember, but will she?  Perhaps when she has children of her own she'll look back on our time together with understanding of how quickly the years just fly on by.

Barbara Bongini did a lovey job illustrating this gem.
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This was a great children's book. It really makes you remember to appreciate the smalls things in life. The illustrations were detailed. The book was concise and easy to read. I think my children would enjoy this fun book.
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I received this ARC in exchange for my honest review. 

This is a sweet book about family, love, and the memories made together.
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Beautiful picture book that reminds us of all the best times we spend together as family. It shows the little and the big things we do as parent and child minders to keep kids safe and healthy with the added reminder that we may forget some of the events but never the smiles.
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Such a sweet, joyful, and loving book full of favorite family moments.  The illustrations are colorful and attractive!!  A great read to encourage your child to remember the little things in life and would also be a great book to give to your grown-up adult children as they start to build their own families.
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