I Miss You, Stinky Face

On the telephone to her son, a mother promises the many ways she will come to rejoin him, traveling by hot air balloon, camel, cheetah, and shark.

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By Huda (Jeddah, SA - Eugene, OR, Saudi Arabia) · ★★★☆☆ · October 07, 2014
Why would any mom call her child "stinky face". I wish if I can take that from this fun book. Reminded me so much with Abla Arwa's "مساء بدون أمي". ...more
By Jade · ★★★☆☆ · August 03, 2013
Good morning readers! I wanted to apologize for not posting in the last 4 days. I have had my nieces and trying to keep 2 pre teenagers and my 6 year old son equally entertained all at the same time has been a challenge. Please bare with me as I post the reviews throughout the day for the last 4... ...more
By Barbara (Pullman, WA) · ★★★☆☆ · December 09, 2014
Naturally, children and parents miss each other when they are separated. This sweet board book provides reassurance that Stinky Face's mother will be back as soon as she possibly can, and that nothing can prevent her from getting back as quickly as she possibly can. The lively colors and simple t... ...more
By Heather (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · June 17, 2008
We liked this one as well, but not quite as much as I Love You. Still has the same wonderful illustrations, same zany imagination, but seemed a little more forced.

Continues the same theme of wondering if your parent will love you if they're gone. A sweet story.

It really bothers my kids that they... ...more
By Fatima (Denver, CO) · ★★★★☆ · April 18, 2011

The story book illustrates a lovely dialog between a mother and her son in a fun way. It shows a strong relationship between both of them. I suggested for second and third grade children as well as for second language learners to build up their language proficiency. ...more
By Roberta (Columbus, OH) · ★★★☆☆ · November 29, 2012
This a beautiful story about a mother's love and her immagination. I love the back and forth diagolue between mother and son. I think children love hearing about all the things a mother would do to get back to them. A very sweet story with beautiful illustrations. ...more
By Christy (The United States) · ★★★☆☆ · September 24, 2008
My son heard this book read on 'Reading Rainbow' awhile back. We checked it out at the local library and read it very quickly after returning home (twice!) cute story with interesting what-if's. ...more
By Darcy (Woodridge, IL) · ★★★★☆ · November 20, 2013
Awesome book. I didn't like it quite as much as the first, "I love you stinky face" but still really enjoyed it. ...more
By Sasha · July 31, 2011
this is such a wonderful story to read to your kids. i still can't get throuh it without tearing up! ...more
By Rachelle (West Jordan, UT) · ★★★★★ · April 18, 2011
I loved reading this to my boys while they were little. I think we read this everyday. ...more