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Guess How Much I Love You

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The enchanting international bestseller.This gorgeous picture book has become a modern classic. The story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare trying to express how much they love each other is one which has captivated adults and children the world over. For activities, games, newsletters and more, visit www.guesshowmuchiloveyou.com

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9781406300406
  • ISBN: 9781406300406
  • Pub Date: 5th November 2007
  • Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
  • Imprint: Walker Books Ltd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 32

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22nd June '16
I read it myself (an adult) , to Daisy aged 4 aged 4 & to Violet aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
This is one of the most beautiful books I've ever had the pleasure of reading to my children.  It's about two bunnies who are getting ready for bed when they start trying to out do each other with how much they love each other.  
Such a lovely story and I can bet it will become a favorite of yours too. 
15th June '18
I read it to ERK aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
This book has beautiful pictures and a lovely story about trying to express how much the hares love each other. It’s perfect for a bedtime story as the hares conversation happens as Little Nutbrown Hare is going to bed. 
23rd June '17
I read it to Elarinndy aged 6 aged 6 , to Elaronndy2 aged 3 aged 3 & to Elaronndy3 aged 11 months aged 0
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5 stars
I challenge anyone not to love this book.
Its simple message and beautiful illustrations make it a classic
21st December '17
I read it to Babybelle aged 4 aged 4 & to Ivylivy aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
Such a lovely heart warming story of 2 bunnies trying to compare how much they love each other. My neices (4 and 1) both love this story and the eldest does the same with me before bedtime (telling one another how much we love each other). Very endearing and lovely illustrations 
13th July '18
I read it to Ellie14 aged 4 aged 4 & to Rooroo aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
This is a firm favorite with all of the grandchildren a great story with superb illustrations its one of those classic stories. 
31st October '16
I read it to Hstar aged 9 aged 9 , to Jemt aged 6 aged 6 & to CallieT aged 10 months aged 0
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5 stars
This is a beautiful book for children.  My children loved hearing the story of little nutbrown hare and doing the actions for how much they loved each other.  I would recommend this as a great book to share with children .
28th May '16
I read it to Finners aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
This book is lovely.  Would highly recommend 
10th August '16
I read it to Eay11 aged 4 aged 4 & to Aay13 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
What a lovely book demonstrating the love between parent and child... A real 'feel good' book, which is loved by our whole family! Beautifully written and illustrated. 
16th October '17
I read it to Little One aged 3 aged 3 & to Baby aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
This is such a heart warming gorgeous read that my two girls enjoy. 
We have a few versions of this book as it is such a delight.
Based on a child and their parent having a conversation with each other about how much they love each other it's a perfect read to get all snuggly and enjoy a story being read to you. 
We have also got a book with the DVD and that is so sweet also and brings the illustrations to life. 
Highly recommend. 
24th April '17
I read it to Maddimoo aged 12 aged 12 , to Poohbear aged 9 aged 9 & to Theojohn2014 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
This book is a family favourite. I have read it with all three of my children and we have done the actions to it too. We love this book and i could not recommend it more. 
31st May '18
Henn read it themselves aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
A really loveable story, perfect for part of the bedtime routine 
4th April '17
I read it to BellaCam aged 5 aged 5 & to LeoCam aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
This book is so lovely to read . Both my kids really enjoyed it. Lovely soft illustrations and an easy read. Perfect for bedtime snuggles together.
3rd July '17
I read it to SPH aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Oh I love this story! It's a must read for all little ones. It is a slightly longer story for young children - my 2 year old is at the age now where he will happily sit and enjoy the loveable little nutbrown hare. 
4th March '18
I read it to FJGW aged 6 aged 6
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5 stars
Love this book. It was bought for me, for Mother's Day, the year my son was two years old, and four years later it's still a favourite (although the conversations around the story have developed and changed somewhat over this time!). The illustrations are lovely, the story simple but effective and explores love and care really beautifully. I fully recommend this book to all parents. 
31st May '18
I read it to Lexie aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
This is without a doubt one of my daughters favourite bedtime stories, she absolutely loves bunnies/hares and also has the soft toys that accompany this book. 
It’s an absolutely delightful tale of a parent and child competing on how much each loves the other, an adorable easy read, definitely a comfort blanket kind of book as it leaves you with that warm fuzzy contented feeling. The illustrations are equally adorable and simple. This book comes with us on holidays and trips as it fast became part of our daily bedtime routine, a perfect book to share each evening with your child and a great example of how a great we’ll written and illustrated story can influence a love of reading from a very early age. 
30th April '16
I read it to Bob1 aged 6 aged 6 & to Bob2 aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
You'll need tissues whilst reading this book to your little one!  Hugely emotional and really gets you as a parent, it will remind you of the innoncence of small children and the depth of a parent's love for them.  The illustrations are beautiful.  Both my 4 year old and 6 year old love hearing me read this to them.  Cuddles all round!  Highly recommend, would make a wonderful present for a newborn especially.
3rd October '16
I read it to Montymoo aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
Gorgeous story!! The two hares take about how much they love each other! Amazing, because it encouraged my autistic son to do the same. Such a sweet, gentle book.
6th September '17
Md2006 read it themselves aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
An adorable book, so simple but lovely written!
30th April '16
I read it to compy99a aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
we really enjoyed this, a perfect book for bedtime, lovely illustrations and a lovely little tale of Big and Little Nutbrown Hare and their love for each other.
16th January '18
I read it to samy aged 10 aged 10
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5 stars
I highly recommend reading this book to little children to help them learn to express their love to others from a young age
21st February '18
I read it to Mt13 aged 4 aged 4 & to Ht15 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Such a beautiful story. I love reading this to my boys, it always makes us all smile 
2nd May '16
I read it to LittleMissDalloway aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
We received this book in lieu of a book we won in a Toppsta competition. I can't believe it has taken this long for us to read this book!
It is absolutely beautiful. The illustrations are lovely and the story is so touching. My daughter likes the baby rabbit and 'I love you this much (insert big arm gesture)' is something we do so this building on a concept we already know. It is a really touching story and really conveys the concept of family and love. 
Everyone should read this book!
2nd November '16
I read it to Ragdollkhanbaby aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
A classic story about love, it is a lovely book which is ideal for wind down at bedtime, Nutbrown Hare is so cute and my son likes to try and copy his actions showing how much he loves me too, highly recommended.
13th June '16
I read it to Baby Girl aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
A sweet story that was given as a gift to my daughter and I have given as gifts to others. 
2nd May '16
I read it to TAME aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
This is my favourite book for snuggles before bedtime with my little boy. It is an adorable, gentle and calming story that is beautifully illustrated. Perfect for settling a little one down for the night. We do the actions together and Big Nutbrown hare has even been known to shed a tear in our house! 
1st October '15
Read to a child aged 2
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5 stars
This book is an all round favourite in our house. I've been reading this book to my daughter since birth. It's beautifully illustrated. It's a story about two rabbits trying to describe how much they Love each other but loves not an easy thing to measure.
11th October '17
I read it to Mt13 aged 4 aged 4 & to Ht15 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Beautiful book about 2 hares sharing love. So touching. My boys love this book 
30th November '17
I read it to mrbear aged 7 aged 7 & to mrfox aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
This is such a beautiful story. We always quote from it. The illustrations are gorgeous too.
17th July '18
I read it to SophiaW aged 11 months aged 0
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5 stars
I could not recommend this book more. The story is beautiful and really demonstrates the love between a mother and her child. The illustrations are beautiful.
28th February '17
I read it to Ajamieson aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
My daughter loves this story and insists on riding it every night before bed. A favourite bit of hers is when they are hopping up and down. The relationship between the hares reminded me of that my daughter has with her dad and therefore makes them easy for her to relate to. We still enjoy this story after hearing at almost every night for the past year and can see it staying in our favourite pile for a while longer. 
6th May '17
I read it to fran aged 4 aged 4 & to sebby aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
I adore reading this book to my children before bed as it is a warm loving book about the love between a parent and child my children love it too. Such a cute book I love it slouch I purchased both my children the baby books to go with this 
20th April '17
I read it to Mia emily smith aged 13 aged 13 , to Ellie bellie aged 10 aged 10 & to lottiebumboo aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
this is just the best book. really beautiful pictures, this is a book you can never tire of. I have read it to all my little ones
28th February '17
I read it myself (an adult) , to BentleyProwse aged 5 aged 5 & to MeganProwse aged 4 months aged 0
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5 stars
This is by far my favourite book.
I love everything about it.

It's a beautiful story of a parent and child's love for each other. Little nut brown hare is adorable and big nut brown hare is clever. 

A beautiful story for any age.
27th July '17
I read it to uphillkay aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
A wonderful book to express how much you love someone. 
Love reading this with little Leonard. 
13th September '17
I read it to Ellielebugjnr aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
Such an endearing and heart warming take about two hares who shoe each other how much they love one another. Beautiful illsutrations, should be on every child's bookcase. 
23rd August '16
I read it to rio aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
This is a book which both parents and children adore and will be a book any adult will happily read over and over again at bedtime! This was the first book who I read to my baby girl from 3 months old.she loves the pictures and the story.
19th June '18
I read it to Matildac aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
i absolutely love this book.  I had never read it as a child and now i feel like i missed out.  It is such a loving book - big nutkin brown is having a discussion with little nutkin brown about who loves who the most.  Very true to reality and the types of conversations children will have with their elders - weather that is a carer, sibling or parent.  It is never disclosed as to whether big nutkin brown is a mummy, daddy, brother, sister or whatever.....simply an elder so all children can relate to this in some way.  I personally have this type of discussion with my daughter quite regularly and it really warms my heart when i read it as it envokes a feeling of love and warmth, thinking of this type of love.  a really wonderful book.  
13th November '17
I read it to eric_ aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
Lovely book! I also love where it doesn't say the "adult" hare is either the mum or dad, which makes it even nicer, I thought. And it's a book that invites us to talk about love.
21st March '17
I read it to Tyler2010 aged 6 aged 6 & to Rowan2014 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
I have this book too i absalutely loved everything about it. It was beautifully written and lovely story my children love this book and so do i x 
28th May '17
I read it to Maddimoo aged 12 aged 12 , to Poohbear aged 9 aged 9 & to Theojohn2014 aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
I have read this story to all 3 of my kids. As a family we have loved it. The rabbit graphics are easy to follow for younger children and the story itself is a brilliant way to teach children how to express how much they love someone. 
2nd May '17
I read it to ArjanST aged 5 aged 5 & to KeeratKT aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
This is such a lovely book about a hare expressing how much they love each other. I love reading this book to my children and trying to explain to them why I always tell them that I love them to the "moon and back" - that a parent's love for their children is unbeatable and not quantifiable... I think they get it 
27th May '16
WeeC read it themselves aged 8 months aged 0
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5 stars
Such a lovely heartwarming story. I like that the interaction is between father and son. My little boy loves to listen and is a good way to finish off bedtime. 
2nd August '15
Read to a child aged Under 1
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5 stars
My daughter likes the bright colours on the pages, I like that after a few times reading it I don't need to be focused on the book so much I can remember what comes next and it teaches my daughter that she is loved.
2nd August '15
I read it to MicahW aged 6 aged 6 & to AvaW aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
A lovely book to read to your children, a favourite with many families. I have read this book to my 5year old since he was much smaller. The pictures are lovely, it's a bit long for my 1 year old, so think it's more suited to a child slightly older, but she listens to some of it. The characters big and little nut brown hare are lovely, and in the story they are trying to show each other how much they love each other
4th November '16
I read it to Ewanm aged 8 aged 8
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5 stars
This is one of my favourite books to read, I have read it to my eldest son now 18 when he was little and recently reread it to my 8yr old son, the story is timeless and a joy to read, my 8yr old loved it and would try to stretch the way the little rabbit does in the story, a must read for everyone, every house with children should have this book
8th November '16
I read it to RCHogan aged 2 aged 2 & to AIHogan aged 1 aged 1
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5 stars
Beautiful, heart-warming classic that my daughter in particular enjoyed from being very young. My son isn't as keen on this as other stories but he's not overly fussed about rabbits!
It is a gentle story of Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare demonstrating how much they love each other. The illustrations are wonderfully whimsical and pretty. It is a lovely tale to demonstrate love in a family.
I've ended up making a story-sack for this book and my son enjoys copying the actions of the rabbits in the book with the rabbit teddies.
This isn't a book we read every day but certainly a timeless classic we revisit often. I think when my children are older it will hold more value as they understand the premise of the story a bit more.
27th March '17
I read it to BentleyProwse aged 5 aged 5 & to MeganProwse aged 5 months aged 0
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5 stars
This is our favourite book as a family.
It is such a beautiful story about the love between a parent and child. Its a fun story with great pictures and illustrations.
27th May '16
I read it to Henry aged 5 aged 5 & to Lois aged 3 aged 3
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5 stars
The first time I read this story to my son I couldn't get to the end for crying!! Haha it totally hits the nail on the head of new parenting and is a must have. Still a favourite now 5 years later - and I still read it with a frog in my throat!
29th October '16
I read it to RUBYB aged 4 aged 4 & to Heidibarnes aged 2 aged 2
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5 stars
One of my favourite books to read to both my girls. A lovely story exploring the love between a parent and child. My daughters loved the characters and quickly started to repeat words from the story. A must have bedtime read! 
9th July '16
I read it to JJ aged 5 aged 5 & to Li aged 5 aged 5
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5 stars
JJ & Li loved this book - the bunny in it really appealed to my boys as they love animals-  the best bit of this book is that the children can interact - we take it in turns to say how much we love each other - and they love to exaggerate with stretching their arms and trying to touch the sky! this is a lovely book and one which can be passed down through families as a tradition - simple but lovely, and a perfect bedtime story. just lovely x 
9th August '17
I read it to Jaanu aged 5 aged 5
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Classic book and perfect to read before bed. It has a lovely storyline about how much two hares love each other. 
21st June '18
I read it to aiwilford aged 6 aged 6 & to mrwilford aged 4 aged 4
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5 stars
Really love this book and a must on a kids bookshelf. We say 'to the moon and back ' to each other all the time. It's an essential buy. 
10th August '16
I read it to SophieKelly aged 3 aged 3
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4 stars
Our daughter was gifted this when she was a baby .... and against the Gruffalo, Room on the Broom etc.. its slower pace meant that it fell from our reading list. But after being cross with my 3yr old for running away when we out the other day.... I read it to her as she seemed upset and cross with me for shouting.... to emphasise that I still love her lots and lots (even if she had been naughty!).... and it seemed to help. The illustrations are beautiful... and the repetition in it will make it a good choice for a new reader. 
15th June '17
I read it to Pip aged 1 aged 1
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4 stars
Lovely short story. My daughter loves bunnies so this is a hit. It's a must read children's classic. 
8th March '17
I read it to DFK aged 2 aged 2
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4 stars
A delightful yet very simple classic all about love. Our house has numerous hare (and rabbit) toys as a result of this story, and Daisy and I like to have cute competitions about who loves who the most. It is a sweet book but it is not one of our favourite go to stories as it is almost too simple for regular reading.
9th February '18
I read it to Effie aged 1 aged 1
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4 stars
A gorgeous gentle book. Probably a bit to advanced for us right now but a beautiful book to read at bedtime. The illustrations area lovely and if you are anything like us you can play along stretching out your arms etc. I think this is the sort of biok to keep forever and pass along to grandchildren. 
23rd April '18
I read it to Cece aged 4 aged 4
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4 stars
Another classic book which has been a popular with Cece since she was very young. She enjoys doing the actions and often tells us how much she loves us - defining the love by distances - just as they do in the book.

The secret of this book's success is the very simple but memorable "story" and the beautiful illustrations (everyone loves a hare with big long ears!). Now Cece is 4 she asks for this book less but it is far from forgotten!
13th February '17
I read it to Hermione aged 8 aged 8 , to Skye aged 4 aged 4 & to Rocky aged 4 aged 4
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3 stars
This book is quite sweet but I feel like we are the only family on the planet who haven't fallen head over heels in love with it! It's a nice book to share but none of us has found it particularly exciting. 
19th August '17
I read it to 1 aged 1 to 7
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3 stars
A lovely story about love and one that can be shared again and again. 
5th April '17
I read it to CalPas aged 2 aged 2
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2 stars
My son has never been a fan of this book, and he absolutely loves stories! He's only let us read the whole thing to him a few times, quickly losing interest. I also don't find the book as appealing as so many other people seem to. I find myself annoyed by one of the main characters. A nice enough book, but not for everyone. 
18th July '16
I read it to LGr aged 5 aged 5
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2 stars
This book is mawkish and is difficult to read more than once. The pictures are OK but the the story is cloyingly sentimental. My daughter and I failed to warm to the characters. 
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Born in Ireland in 1943, Sam McBratney has written more than 50 books for children and young adults. His best-known book, Guess How Much I Love You, was shortlisted for the 1994 Kurt Maschler Award and has sold more than 30 millions copies worldwi...

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About Anita Jeram

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Anita Jeram is a children's book illustrator best known for illustrating the beloved Guess How Much I Love You picture book which is a world bestseller and was shortlisted for...

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