on May 22, 2003
I intended to buy this book for a friend expecting twins, but had to get one for myself. The charming illustrations in baby hues grabbed me first. I couldn't stop turning the pages with right-on rhyme that made this mom chuckle. Parents of any little ones will want this by their bedside for nightly storytime. I'm also going to use it in my 1st grade class because I believe in the power of language. This new author not only has a "niche" book for families with twins, but a book all children will want to hear again and again (and will be soon chiming in with the rhymes).
on May 6, 2003
Margaret O'Hair's Twin to Twin is simply charming and charmingly simple. Make no mistake, to chronicle a baby (in this case two babies) growing years with such few words and convey so much takes an enormous amount of skill on the part of a writer and O'Hair shines in this department. Her style of juxtaposing nouns and verbs to create an active image in a soothing, almost lyrical way seduces and lulls the reader. Illustrator Thierry Courtin accompanies perfectly by enhancing the text's tone with unassuming, comfortable images. How great to have a book that protrays twins in such a wonderfully delightful way! However, a word of warning: if you have twins, it's best to buy two copies, one for each child, for this is one book they will NOT want to share. And I should know. I am a twin.
on May 25, 2003
I had to write in to say how much we enjoyed Twin to Twin. This adorable little book is so fresh and fabulous. I don't have twins, exactly, but two children 15 months apart, and so when a friend told me about T to T, I picked it up and could totally relate. I can't wait for more from Ms. O'Hair!
on May 22, 2003
I loved following the twins thru their day filled with discovery, mischief and that special bond that twins have. I bought two books for two sets of twins that have recently come into my life, but couldn't stop there. I had to have one for myself, too. Cute! Cute! Cute!