Electric with Joy!
Noodle prefers the Boss to Nonna - Noodle's little body simply becomes electric with joy when she sees Boss.
She loves a little cuddle from me, but as soon as she see Boss I become chopped liver. Every. Single. Time. Recently, Boss traveled for a few weeks and Noodle missed seeing him something fierce. Whenever I visited, it was "Nonna!" with a smile. And then, "Boss?" with a sad, puzzled face - even her little body seemed to slump a bit. But when he came home - wow! - she would not let him go for hours.
Even if I am chopped liver, I love seeing how much Noodle adores the Boss!
The best way to cultivate our children's joy is to build deep, strong loving bonds with them. Still This Love Goes On is an inspiration to think about the people and the places we love - when we do, joy goes on and on as well.
Sainte-Marie is a world-renowned and Academy Award-winning Cree singer-songwriter, activist, educator, and visual artist. Her other books for kids include Hey Little Rockabye, illustrated by Ben Hodson, and Tâpwê and the Magic Hat.
Flett is a Cree-Métis author, illustrator, and artist who has received numerous awards for her books, including two Governor General's Awards and the American Indian Library Association Award. Her books Birdsong and We All Play are also critically acclaimed.
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Learn Sainte-Marie's song with your kiddo! The sheet music with lyrics is included in the book and you can find a Sainte-Marie video of the song on YouTube.
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