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The Kissing Hand

LOVE: 49 NEUTRAL: 13
REGRET: 0 WANT: 16

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LOVE: 49 NEUTRAL: 13
REGRET: 0 WANT: 16
  • One of my favorites!! Great for a kid going to school for the first time. Makes my tear up! Aug 04, 2019

  • This book is so special to me. My grandma read it to me to get me through hard times when I was a child. We always did the kissing hand. Now I’m reading it to my son. It’s precious. May 30, 2019

  • A beautiful story to teach about going to school, and how the separation can be hard, but mommy's and daddy's love is always with their littles even what the littles can't see them! Feb 12, 2019

    • Katie M.
    • Newport , Rhode Island

    This book is fantastic! My son's nursery school teacher had him read it at home and I went out and bought it because I liked the story so much! Order it or make it a gift!! It is a beautiful little s Jan 03, 2019

  • Really sweet story. Jan 03, 2019

    • Kelli B.
    • Highlands Ranch, Colorado

    This is a great story for young kids about to start preschool or kindergarten. Sep 05, 2018

    • Jenn D.
    • United States of America

    One of the sweetest stories. My elementary kids love it. And I read it to my baby In the NICU. A young raccoon has to spend time away from his mother and is very sad. So mom leaves a kiss in his hand. Aug 20, 2018

  • Such a cute story! Even as an adult I enjoy reading it alpine for bed time Jul 27, 2018

    • Mary V.
    • United States of America

    One of my favorite books! Definitely a must for your child’s library! Jul 18, 2018

  • Sweet story that is good for preparing kids for a transition that might be hard. We read it at the start of each school year. Jul 12, 2018

    • Megan T.
    • Winston salem , North Carolina

    Great message! I read this with my students on the first day of school Jun 18, 2018

    • Alena T.
    • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Great book to read with your child especially if they have some separation anxiety. Nice pictures too May 23, 2018

  • Bought this when kids were starting school. Makes me cry. Apr 24, 2018

    • Mandy D.
    • Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    What a sweet one to remember reading with my mom. I love to show this to my baby already, and can't wait for her to love it more. Apr 09, 2018

    • Erin J.
    • United States of America

    This book was really useful for helping my daughter get through her first few weeks of preschool. Jan 23, 2018

  • My daycare children loved this book and the sequel. Baby only half pays attention to it. Hopefully it'll be more meaningful when she gets older. Jan 08, 2018

    • Tara A.
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Such a sweet story to help with transitions. I wish this book was available when I started kindergarten! Dec 30, 2017

  • The first book I remember my mom reading to me. So special! Nov 26, 2017

  • Love this story Aug 31, 2017

  • Very cute story! Great to theme activities around! Apr 28, 2017

  • Read this book before my daughter started Kindergarten and she loved it :) We still read it often. Jan 07, 2017

  • Sweet story, a great book for new preschoolers, or kids who are going through a phase of separation issues. Nov 29, 2016

    • Beth S.
    • United States of America

    great story! Oct 01, 2016

  • Lovely book. My son always wants to act out what the mother is doing with her son's hand. Love the illustrations Sep 07, 2016

  • This book has a really great message. We own every book in this series! Feb 21, 2016

    • Star E.
    • Lake Luzerne, New York

    One of Dominic's newest books. He loves this story of capturing love. Jan 15, 2016

    • Erica S.
    • United States of America

    Cute story. Would be best for kiddos three and up who can sit and understand the story. Apr 10, 2015

  • Just about the sweetest book ever! This became a fast favorite as we prepared our son for preschool, and he was having a hard time being away from mommy. Jan 10, 2015

  • Especially good for the first time away for the night or going off to the first day of school. Oct 01, 2014

  • This is SUCH a sweet story & my daughter loves having her own kissing hand :) Sep 27, 2014

  • Must have Aug 27, 2014

  • As a teacher this is one we recommend for the mommies to read the night before first day of school! Mar 25, 2014

  • Sweet message! Feb 28, 2014

  • Wonderful for toddlers/preschoolers who don't want to be away from mom during the day but have to. Great for separation anxiety. Oct 12, 2013

  • very sweet story Sep 28, 2013

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  • One of my favorites!! Great for a kid going to school for the first time. Makes my tear up! Aug 04, 2019

  • This book is so special to me. My grandma read it to me to get me through hard times when I was a child. We always did the kissing hand. Now I’m reading it to my son. It’s precious. May 30, 2019

  • A beautiful story to teach about going to school, and how the separation can be hard, but mommy's and daddy's love is always with their littles even what the littles can't see them! Feb 12, 2019

    • Katie M.
    • Newport , Rhode Island

    This book is fantastic! My son's nursery school teacher had him read it at home and I went out and bought it because I liked the story so much! Order it or make it a gift!! It is a beautiful little s Jan 03, 2019

  • Really sweet story. Jan 03, 2019

    • Kelli B.
    • Highlands Ranch, Colorado

    This is a great story for young kids about to start preschool or kindergarten. Sep 05, 2018

    • Jenn D.
    • United States of America

    One of the sweetest stories. My elementary kids love it. And I read it to my baby In the NICU. A young raccoon has to spend time away from his mother and is very sad. So mom leaves a kiss in his hand. Aug 20, 2018

  • Such a cute story! Even as an adult I enjoy reading it alpine for bed time Jul 27, 2018

    • Mary V.
    • United States of America

    One of my favorite books! Definitely a must for your child’s library! Jul 18, 2018

  • Sweet story that is good for preparing kids for a transition that might be hard. We read it at the start of each school year. Jul 12, 2018

    • Megan T.
    • Winston salem , North Carolina

    Great message! I read this with my students on the first day of school Jun 18, 2018

    • Alena T.
    • Raleigh, North Carolina

    Great book to read with your child especially if they have some separation anxiety. Nice pictures too May 23, 2018

  • Bought this when kids were starting school. Makes me cry. Apr 24, 2018

    • Mandy D.
    • Chapel Hill, North Carolina

    What a sweet one to remember reading with my mom. I love to show this to my baby already, and can't wait for her to love it more. Apr 09, 2018

    • Erin J.
    • United States of America

    This book was really useful for helping my daughter get through her first few weeks of preschool. Jan 23, 2018

  • My daycare children loved this book and the sequel. Baby only half pays attention to it. Hopefully it'll be more meaningful when she gets older. Jan 08, 2018

    • Tara A.
    • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Such a sweet story to help with transitions. I wish this book was available when I started kindergarten! Dec 30, 2017

  • The first book I remember my mom reading to me. So special! Nov 26, 2017

  • Love this story Aug 31, 2017

  • Very cute story! Great to theme activities around! Apr 28, 2017

  • Read this book before my daughter started Kindergarten and she loved it :) We still read it often. Jan 07, 2017

  • Sweet story, a great book for new preschoolers, or kids who are going through a phase of separation issues. Nov 29, 2016

    • Beth S.
    • United States of America

    great story! Oct 01, 2016

  • Lovely book. My son always wants to act out what the mother is doing with her son's hand. Love the illustrations Sep 07, 2016

  • This book has a really great message. We own every book in this series! Feb 21, 2016

    • Star E.
    • Lake Luzerne, New York

    One of Dominic's newest books. He loves this story of capturing love. Jan 15, 2016

    • Erica S.
    • United States of America

    Cute story. Would be best for kiddos three and up who can sit and understand the story. Apr 10, 2015

  • Just about the sweetest book ever! This became a fast favorite as we prepared our son for preschool, and he was having a hard time being away from mommy. Jan 10, 2015

  • Especially good for the first time away for the night or going off to the first day of school. Oct 01, 2014

  • This is SUCH a sweet story & my daughter loves having her own kissing hand :) Sep 27, 2014

  • Must have Aug 27, 2014

  • As a teacher this is one we recommend for the mommies to read the night before first day of school! Mar 25, 2014

  • Sweet message! Feb 28, 2014

  • Wonderful for toddlers/preschoolers who don't want to be away from mom during the day but have to. Great for separation anxiety. Oct 12, 2013

  • very sweet story Sep 28, 2013

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