The Shape of My Heart (Board book)

The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring, Alys Paterson (Illustrator) Cover Image

The Shape of My Heart (Board book)

By Mark Sperring, Alys Paterson (Illustrator)


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Told through the vibrant shapes of a child’s world, this heartfelt story of love is perfect for readers who loved of In My Heart and Michael Hall.

From sunup to sundown, from our hands to our feet, to the animals, cars, and treats around us, the world is alive with endless shapes to identify. Once you start to look, you never know what shapes you'll discover next!

With gently reassuring text and vibrant illustrations, parents and children with delight in reading along and exploring the world in a whole new way.

Check this book out if you're searching for:
- An engaging early introduction to shapes
- A sweet, colorful read-along story
- A gift for Valentine's Day, Mother's or Father's Day, or any holiday occasion

MARK SPERRING is the author of many books for children, including I'll Love You Always and Mermaid Dreams. He lives in the United Kingdom, where he is a bookseller.

ALYS PATERSON is a graphic designer and fine artist whose artwork has appeared on greeting cards, postcards, and more. She lives in the United Kingdom.

Product Details ISBN: 9781681190174
ISBN-10: 1681190176
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Publication Date: December 1st, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English

“This eye-catching picture book is a reassuring valentine for any day of the year. . . . A lovingly designed and visually appealing portrait of the places, animals, and objects common to a child's world.” —Publishers Weekly

“Paterson's charming, modern designs practically sing. . . . Satisfying rhymes and large, attractive art combine to make this a storytime or bedtime winner.” —School Library Journal

“Paterson uses brightly colored cut-paper collage-style illustrations to urge readers to give a fresh look to everyday objects. . . . An intriguing combination of poetic wondering and point-and-name-the-object prompts.” —Booklist