The Book of Love isn't shy about it's belief in the importance of love. In a world where being loving and open can mean being "uncool", the Ringtail Family say no way.
The Book of Love features a family of raccoons, Mama, Papa, and Baby. In the story, Mama and Papa share their love for Baby Ringtail through a series of special kisses.
Baby Ringtail takes in the message that the family, earth and universe are a loving place to live in.
Through kisses, the story builds ever expanding circles of warmth to remind us all of the basic need for love.
In the book, Baby Ringtail asks Mama and Papa, "Why do you kiss me four times before I go to sleep?" "Those kisses remind us to say our thank yous," Mama Ringtail replies.
The kisses are a means for Mama and Papa to talk about their deep love for Baby Ringtail.
The audience for this picture book ranges from babies to preschool age. Babies, young children and adults share special connection time during bedtime reading, and older children can read and take in the messages at a deeper level.