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1001 Stories Collection

Guess How Much I Love You

1001 Guess How Much I Love You
Added on 06th August 2020

Author Sam McBratney
Illustrator Anita Jeram
First published 1994
Publisher Walker Books

A great bedtime story as Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare find all the ways they can to say I love you.

Story

Big Nutbrown Hare and Little Nutbrown Hare find ways to say how great their love is.

Why we chose it

A story to share with very young children – a great bedtime story.

Where it came from

Encouraged by his editor to write his first picture book Sam McBratney created the text. Anita Jerom’s beautiful watercolour illustrations give it a timeless feel.

Where it went next

It has sold over 47 million copies and been translated into 57 languages. Its 25th anniversary special editions have proved as popular as they were when it first came out. It frequently appears on list of the most popular children’s books.

Associated stories

Author and illustrator worked together on another picture book, You’re All My Favourites in 2004 and in 2007 produced a series of storybooks about the Nutbrown Hares which includes the seasonally themed, Guess How Much I Love You in the Spring, Guess How Much I Love You in the Summer, Guess How Much I Love You in the Autumn and Guess How Much I Love You in the Winter.

Added on 06th August 2020

Author Sam McBratney
Illustrator Anita Jeram
First published 1994
Publisher Walker Books