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This story shows a child and their mother going about their day running errands- the mother hurrying the child, the child spotting something magical to stop and look at.
  MeaghanRyan | Dec 10, 2017 |
The book teaches the simple concept of "all things in due time," focusing only on the words "Hurry" and "Wait." A mother and her little boy travel together through many scenes. The mother is always rushing to get to the next place and to stay on a schedule while the little boy is always stopping to explore or to appreciate items and events that he encounters in the world. At the end of the book, the little boy notices a beautiful rainbow and convinces his rushing mother to stop, look, appreciate it, and to "wait." This book teaches about having a sense of curiosity and inquisitiveness, having appreciation and gratitude for the beautiful moments in life, and about having an overall sense of wonder.
  Kathrin.McCoy | Oct 17, 2017 |
This was a cute book about stopping to smell the flowers every once and a while. I loved how you felt for the mother in the beginning and wanted them to keep going. However, at the end, when they get to stop and experience a beautiful moment together and look at the double rainbow, you realize how refreshing and loving it is to stop and share a moment with a loved one.
  Cara_M | Jun 12, 2017 |
I thought this book was magical. The contrast between the child to whom everything is new, and the adult who must hurry, hurry, hurry, everywhere. It is a great book for pre-readers, but it is also a great book to remind adults that the world we are passing so quickly by, is a lovely magical place if we take a moment to look at it through the eyes of childlike wonder. ( )
  BrindelStubbs | Jun 12, 2017 |
A simple book of a mom and a child on their way somewhere.
  step36 | Jun 11, 2017 |
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