A Kiss Means I Love You

Beautifully clear photos illustrate feelings all kids experience. Written in simple, evocative rhyme by Kathryn Madeline AllenA Kiss Means I Love You shows nonverbal communication via real children living in Chicago. Eric Futran‘s photography captures every nuance of expression making this book ideal to read again and again.

A kiss means I love you,                                 

a wave means hello,

a smile means I’m happy,

a tug means let’s go!


Have your students act out the feelings like the kids in the pictures and talk about communicating without words.



About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at wendybooydegraaff.com or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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