I was reading some of the 100+ 5-star reviews you have left for my book this weekend and boy, I have to tell you, I’m feeling good now.
I wanted to say a big, big thank you to those who have left reviews for The Artful Parent on Amazon. I really appreciate it!
Writing a book is not the easiest thing in the world, but those reviews made all that work SO worthwhile.
So thank you, thank you, thank you!
Here are just a few of the awesome reviews ::
Adore this book, while reading it you find yourself thinking in such a positive ‘can do’ approach to art and creativity. I am a mother to two children under three and an art teacher and I have found this book so useful. – Joleen S.
My almost 3 year old daughter adores this book so much! She flips through it almost daily, invariably demanding one of the art projects she sees. Sometimes she even sleeps with it! I love the ideas that the book provides, as well as the many suggestions as to what art supplies are worthwhile having on hand. I ended up using her suggested list to make a big art supplies purchase… – Auschick
This beautiful art book is such a great resource – all the activities are so fun and so easy to set up. I love that there are so many different ideas for allowing children of all ages to explore art. Not only is it full of fabulous ideas, but it is very well written and is illustrated with colorful and vibrant photos. We love it and highly recommend it! – Craig Louis Citro
The Artful Parent is so beautifully done it’s inspiring to adults and children. I reference it frequently and love that Jean uses pictures of her own children and herself making art together. It makes it very personal and user friendly. – Jenny T.
I read this book at a time i wanted so much to build quality into the time i spend with my kids. It has put a beautiful strong mark on my parenting style, and has made my kids happier and more creative... i highly recommend it to all parents, preschool and early years teachers. – Mrs. Othman
“Get out Ms. Jean’s Book!” is a regular request at our house. I am not someone who does crafts for fun, so I felt a bit awkward about doing arts and crafts with my kid outside of the usual tray of watercolors and paintbrush or a pack of commercial playdoughs. This book is a marvelous guide and changed my parenting and our house for the better! The book is clearly written, well-organized, easy to read, and full of great creative activities for various ages. I feel encouraged and capable when reading her instructions (quite different from how I feel in the aisles of a craft store!). I give the book as a baby shower gift now.– Chris J. Sparks
I am so glad I bought this book! I am an active crafting mama but I have gotten so much use out of it! Especially with my almost 5 year old! – Ashlee N. Geesaman
I would so highly recommend The Artful Parent for parents wanting to add art to their young home. I found Jean’s tips for set up and creating space for art in the family most helpful. I am learning how to plan ahead just a little bit to incorporate art into our everyday. – Michelle Anne Layton
Note :: Bolded emphasis is my own. Some of these are excerpts of the original reviews, for the sake of space. You can read the full reviews as well as more of the 111 reviews of my book on Amazon.
I also now have a limited number of signed copies available for sale here (US only for now). The first 4 who order will get a set of Yoobi color layer markers for free (a $5 value) with their book, just ’cause. The next 6 will receive a set of washable Up-and-Up markers.
Plus! I’m offering three signed copies of my book as a giveaway! Feel free to enter even if you already own my book; you can share the second copy with a friend or teacher or give it as a holiday or baby shower gift…
The Artful Parent Book Giveaway
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