#bookreview for What If Butterflies Loved Snow? By Jessie Stevens @behindthewillow and Madhawi Karaya @Mr_Tookles @BooksForBees #kidlit #TuesdayBookBlog


One of the most magical times when raising children is getting to read to, and with, them, and What If Butterflies Loved Snow? is a wonderful book to choose to do just that. I love the many questions that come from a child’s view of the world, particularly those that make you stop and think for a moment and make you realise just how much you accept without question as an adult. This is one of those. A question raised in that lovely moment as a mother tucks her child into bed. The story is short and simple with further questions batted between mother and daughter as they think through the practicalities of snow-loving butterflies but it is a perfect bedtime read, ending as it does with the child going to sleep.

The book is also wonderfully illustrated, and uniquely so, with a beautiful little girl, and if you follow the author’s blog you will know exactly who the model was, and all sorts of nature along with many characterful butterflies. The pictures are intricately drawn and the more you look at them, the more you see, especially on the double page spread. I loved the detail and care taken to include so much and it added to the story wonderfully. I have been following the birth of this book for a long time now and am delighted I bought a copy, I’m sure anyone who does will enjoy it just as much as I did.

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About Georgia Rose

Georgia Rose is a writer and the author of the romantic and suspenseful Grayson Trilogy books: A Single Step, Before the Dawn and Thicker than Water. A short story, The Joker, based on a favourite character from the series followed and is free to download from Amazon. Her fourth novel, Parallel Lies, a standalone, encompasses crime along with Georgia’s usual blending of genre. Following a long stint working in the law Georgia set up her own business providing administration services for other companies which she does to this day managing to entwine that work along with her writing. Georgia’s background in countryside living, riding, instructing and working with horses has provided the knowledge needed for some of her storylines; the others are a product of her passion for people watching and her overactive imagination! Her busy life is set in a tranquil part of rural Cambridgeshire in the UK where she lives with her much neglected husband and dog. Their son, currently at university, comes and goes and their daughter, having delighted them all for long enough, has eventually moved out, got married, and is discovering the joys of being all grown up and having a mortgage.
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4 Responses to #bookreview for What If Butterflies Loved Snow? By Jessie Stevens @behindthewillow and Madhawi Karaya @Mr_Tookles @BooksForBees #kidlit #TuesdayBookBlog

  1. anita says:

    Everything about this book is special, from the attractive, thought provoking cover, to the magic inside. I haven’t read it yet, but I will!

  2. Jessie says:

    Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! <3

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