May You Love and Be Loved : Wishes for Your Life

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A tender picture book about the hopes and dreams a parent has for their child, from author, poet, and activist Cleo Wade.

May you know fear but not be driven by it
May you know joy and follow it everywhere
May you know light and shine it every chance you get

From the bestselling author of What the Road Said, May You Love and Be Loved is a next heartfelt and lyrical picture book, a love letter to the infinite potential of the future, expressing the many hopes and dreams we hold for our children and ourselves. Gorgeously illustrated by the author and filled to the brim with her signature bighearted emotions, this book is an important reminder that, above all, what we wish for everyone is that they can love and be loved.

Cleo Wade is a writer and poet whose work explores love, freedom, healing, and the power of community. She is the New York Times bestselling author of What the Road Said, Heart Talk: Poetic Wisdom for a Better Life, and Where to Begin: A Small Book About Your Power to Create Big Change. Wade is from New Orleans, Louisiana, and lives in California with her partner, Simon, and their two supercute daughters, Memphis Love and Bayou Beloved.

 "Openhearted. . . layering on examples and ideas, word and image build to a benevolent vision of a well-lived life." —Publishers Weekly on May You Love and Be Loved

“If you’re looking for inspiration, Cleo Wade has it in spades. If you’re looking for life lessons, wisdom, and a few dozen brand new mantras, she’s got all that, too.” —

“Author and poet Cleo Wade will make your day with her inspiring and uplifting outlook on life." —People

“[Cleo Wade] helps others find their power — and use it. Her words are meant as a balm and a spark; they are intended to soothe your sore spots and to motivate you to soothe the sore spots of others.” —Bustle

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