Saturday, May 2, 2009

John Denver



Here is a book I found today for Ellison. Can you tell why I feel in love with it at first sight? If you know anybody with a child of mixed race please buy this book for them (actually all children would love it i think). As soon as she saw it and we read it together she said "it looks like me." My heart melted! It's not often that you find a book like this. In fact this is our first one and I've primarily bought books with animals to take the focus off of skin color.

In the back of the book John Denver is pictured holding his son, a bi-racial little boy! (Didn't know that). And... I got it at a used Children's store for 3 dollars! (I love a bargain). I'm thinking of buying another used copy to use the pics as wall art. They are so beautiful!

7 comments:

Joy said...

FINALLY! That is so awesome.

Constance said...

Cool! Thanks for the tip. I will definitely look into this book!
Hey did not know that about John Denver either :)

blessedmomto7 said...

OH the cover is ADORABLE and I LOVE John Denver, reminds me of my childhood and since I live on a farm now "take me home, country road." ALWAYS runs through my head! LOVE IT!

These Three Kings said...

oh wow!! This type of stuff gets me excited! Cant wait to find this book! thanks for posting this! cant wait to read up on your blog!

Nicole

EAJan678 said...

Those pictures are precious and do totally remind me of your sweet Ellison. You should totally frame them!!

MochaPrincess said...

Going to get it in the am! Love it! Thanks so much for posting this.

Shaunta' said...

that's really special!!! glad your mother's day was wonderful, too!
still wishing i lived in atlanta (at times)...i think we would be great buddies!