(I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review.)

From the publisher:

The Blessings of Friendship, created by New York Times bestselling author and artist Mary Engelbreit, is a playful and poignant treasury of poetry, Bible verses, and quotes that celebrate the joy of friendship. Children will learn from timeless sayings and poems what it means to be a friend – helping, encouraging, listening, sharing with, and loving one another. Colorful and whimsical illustrations bring these words to life, as children learn the value of friendship. Verses from the Bible give us instruction on putting others above ourselves, loving each other, and being kind to one another. This book will make you smile with each turn of the page, remembering old friends and new friends alike.

This was a sweet little book, there are many sayings and quotes about love and friendship.

There is a new trend popping up on pinterest and other social media sites that is the idea for expecting parents to request baby shower attendees and other well-wishers to bring books instead of cards. This would make a nice gift for an expecting parent who is also a long-term friend.

The illustrations are not really my style, but they are nice and sweet.