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Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday! | Mamoru Suzuki
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Once again Mamoru Suzuki, the author of You Belong to Me has created a book that expresses the all-encompassing love parents feels for their children. This time, he uses the occasion of a birthday to look back at the long days spent waiting patiently for the baby to be born, the special day it arrives, and the miraculous perfection of every stage of its growth until eventually the baby grows up and takes off into the world on its own, accompanied by the blessings, hopes and love. Soft, warm colors and cozy images are accompanied by a spare text that perfectly captures the all-encompassing love, parents feel when they think about their children. This is a birthday book that will resonate with anyone who has loved a child, and is a gift that every child deserves to get.
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AnneCecilie
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Wishing all Norwegians a happy birthday and a great May 17 celebration.

For every none Norwegian, May 17 is our National Day and we celebrate our constitution from 1814.

Slajaunie Happy Birthday! 🎉 1mo
Texreader Happy Constitution Day! When the kids were younger, we surprised my husband (from Bergen) when he came from work with the Norwegian national anthem and our parading about the house with Norwegian flags. 🇳🇴 🇳🇴 🇳🇴 Unfortunately no bunads here in Texas! 1mo
Velvetfur Happy birthday Norway! 🇳🇴🎂🎉 1mo
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Kaye 🇳🇴 Long May your flag fly. I‘d sing your national anthem but I dont know it, so you sing it for me. 🇳🇴 1mo
hilded Gratulerer med dagen, hurra! 🇳🇴 1mo
Amiable Happy birthday Norway! 1mo
Kalalalatja Hurra, hurra! 🇳🇴🇳🇴 1mo
Redwritinghood 🎉🎉 1mo
Siri_reads Hurra! ?? Håper du har en fin dag! 1mo
AnneCecilie @Slajaunie @Velvetfur @Amiable @Redwritinghood thank you. It‘s been a great day with the sun shining and everything 1mo
AnneCecilie @Texreader thank you. That sounds like a great tradition. I don‘t have a bunad either, but next that will change. 1mo
AnneCecilie @Siri_reads tusen takk. Håper dere har hatt en fin dag også. Jeg har hatt en kjempe dag. Ettermiddagen ble tilbrakt hos søsterens svigermor. 1mo
AnneCecilie @Kaye thank you. I think the anthem has been heard a lot during the day. 1mo
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Johanna414
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Her actual birthday isn‘t until Thursday, but we celebrated Nina‘s 1st birthday today in the upstairs of this adorable old library. They‘ve been renovating it for years and we were the first group to hold an event there. It was a blast and the space was beautiful! I didn‘t think to take pictures of the room, but my in-laws might have some I can share

CouronneDhiver Already?! Wow. Time flies 3mo
Johanna414 @CouronneDhiver you‘re not kidding! 3mo
Tamra So cute! 3mo
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Nessavamusic
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Ok trying this again because I did not read all the directions ☺️ Here is my list all coming out in 2019! Happy Birthday @LibrarianRyan and thank you for this #giveaway #40in2019TBR #HappyBirthday!

LibrarianRyan Yeahhh. Looks great. 7mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks
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It‘s almost time for November birthdays!! Let‘s share the #BirthdayLove 🎊🎉🎈💗

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Beatlefan129
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Happy birthday! My favorite birthday activity is getting a massage. It‘s something I do to treat myself 🙂 #BirthdayGiveaway #BirthdaySurprise

Ddzmini I love massages 😋 9mo
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LitsyBirthdays
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More #birthdaylove to share 🎉🎉🎉 Hope you have a wonderful day @theresidentromantic 📚😊🍰🎁🍷#TheBirthdayCrew

Kalalalatja Happy birthday! 🎉🎉🎉 10mo
CarolynM Happy birthday 🎂🎈🎁🎉 10mo
starlight97 Happy birthday! 🎂🎈 10mo
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TrishB Happy birthday 🎉🎉 10mo
julesG Happy Birthday @theresidentromantic !🎁🎂💐🎈🎉 10mo
Cinfhen Happy birthday @theresidentromantic 🎂🍭❤️ 10mo
JoScho Happy Birthday @theresidentromantic 💖🎉💖 10mo
JulAnna @theresidentromantic Happy Birthday! 🎂 I hope you have a terrific day! 10mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Birthday @theresidentromantic 🎊🎉🙌🏻📚💗 10mo
DGRachel Happiest of birthdays to you @theresidentromantic 🎉🎁🎂🎁🎉 10mo
AsYouWish Happy Birthday!!!!! 📚🎉📖🎊 10mo
JessClark78 Happy Birthday @theresidentromantic 🎊🎂🎉🌸 10mo
Pamwurtzler Happy birthday @theresidentromantic ! 10mo
readordierachel Happy birthday @theresidentromantic 📚🎂🎉! 10mo
Jas16 Happy Birthday @theresidentromantic 🎉🎂🎁🎈 10mo
Robothugs Happy birthday @theresidentromantic ! 10mo
robinb 🎈🎈🎈🎈Happiest of birthday wishes @theresidentromantic ! Hope your day is all you wish for! 🎉🎉🎉 10mo
AnneCecilie Happy birthday 🎉🎂🎈🎁 @theresidentromantic 10mo
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎊🎈🎉🎁🎂 📚😋 10mo
mrp27 Happy Birthday!! 🎉🎂📚 10mo
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wanderinglynn
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Happy, happy birthday @LoverofLit 🎉🎆🎇🎂🎶🎺

And thanks for doing your #nerdythirtygiveaway

1. Urban fantasy
2. Fandoms: Sherlock & hobbies: jigsaw puzzles
3. I love all literary items, but one can never have enough bookmarks (especially magnetic ones like iClips)

LoverofLit Oooh urban fantasy. Any suggestions for me? 13mo
wanderinglynn @LoverofLit Tons! Some of my fave urban fantasy authors are Darynda Jones, Patricia Briggs, Charlaine Harris, Chloe Neill (her Devil‘s Isle series), Kevin Hearne, Ilona Andrews. If you‘re on Goodreads, you can check out my UF shelf of my bookshelf: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/757532?shelf=urban-fantasy&sort=date_added... (edited) 13mo
LoverofLit I've read quite a few of Charlaine Harris. I'll definitely check it out. Thanks so much! 13mo
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batsy
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Happy birthday to the wonderfullest of wonderful, @saresmoore ! Thank you for making Litsy a fabulous place and I'm glad to have "met" you here! Here's to a fabulous day and Woolfian year of writing and reading ahead, friend ?❤️ I hope you're spoilt silly and a lot of books come your way ???

AmyG Happy Birthday! 🎉🎈🎊🎂 13mo
JulAnna Happy Birthday @saresmoore ! I hope you have a terrific day! 😊🎉 13mo
asiriusreader Happy birthday @saresmoore !! 13mo
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Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy birthday 🎁🎂🎉🎈🎊 @saresmoore 13mo
Jerdencon Happy Birthday!! 🎉🎁🎈 13mo
Cinfhen 💕💕💕💕 13mo
Cinfhen And if I remember correctly there‘s an anniversary too!!! 13mo
saresmoore Aww, shucks, Suba! You know how to make a gal smile! Thank you so very much. ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️ 13mo
saresmoore @Cinfhen I don‘t know how you remembered that! We just celebrated 11 years on May 12. 😊♥️ 13mo
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎂🎁🎊🎉🎈 13mo
MicheleinPhilly Happy happy birthday @saresmoore! You‘re the bee‘s knees! 😘 13mo
saresmoore @Ddzmini Thank you! ♥️ 13mo
saresmoore @MicheleinPhilly Thank you, Michele. You know you have helped make it a truly special one! ♥️😘♥️ 13mo
Tanisha_A Happy birthday @saresmoore! 🎉💐🎂 13mo
batsy @saresmoore That's wonderful! Happy anniversary to you and Bryan 💝🌹 13mo
erzascarletbookgasm This is a lovely pic! 👌 13mo
GripLitGrl Happy birthday @saresmoore 🎈🎉🎂 13mo
rohit-sawant Happy Birthday, @saresmoore! 🎂🎉🎉 Hope you have a wonderful day. 😊 13mo
diovival Happy birthday @saresmoore 🎉 13mo
LeahBergen This is great! 😍 13mo
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MinDea
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Happy Birthday @GarthRanzz !!! I hope you had a wonderful birthday!

GarthRanzz Thank you Mindy!! It‘s been a great day!! 13mo
riversong153 @GarthRanzz Happy Birthday 🎁🎉🎂🎊🎈 13mo
MinDea @GarthRanzz did you have a nice trip to CO? 13mo
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Kaye Happy Birthday 🎂🎁🎈🎉🎊 13mo
DGRachel Happiest of birthdays to you @GarthRanzz 🎉🎉🎁🎂🎁🎉🎉 13mo
InBooksILive Happy birthday @GarthRanzz 13mo
GarthRanzz @MinDea It wasn‘t as fun as we‘d hoped (bad construction meant an extra four hours going the last 90 miles!) but we enjoyed it. The botanical gardens had a free admission day when we went so that helped. 😊 And Rocky Mountain National Park was great! 13mo
GarthRanzz @MinDea Oh, did you find a copy of 13mo
MinDea @GarthRanzz I have not had time to look but hoping to this week we're you able to find a copy? 13mo
Scurvygirl Gah! How did I miss this! Hope you had a fantastic birthday @GarthRanzz Many more to come Scott! 🎈🎈🎈 13mo
GarthRanzz @MinDea No, the stores there didn‘t have it. Amazon seems to be the best deal at the moment. 13mo
AmyG Happy Birthday!!! 🎉🎂🎁🎈 13mo
rubyslippersreads Happy 🎂🎂🎂 @GarthRanzz 🎉🎉🎉 13mo
IamIamIam Happy birthday, @GarthRanzz!!!! 🎂🤘🎂🤘🎂🤘 13mo
GripLitGrl Happy birthday @GarthRanzz 🎉🎈🎂😎📚 13mo
GarthRanzz @Scurvygirl Thank you Laurie!! 13mo
Jess7 Happy birthday @GarthRanzz !! (edited) 13mo
JessClark78 Happy Birthday @GarthRanzz 🎊🎂🎉🎈🎈 13mo
tonyahoswalt Happy birthday @GarthRanzz ! 13mo
Tanisha_A Happy happy birthday @GarthRanzz! 🎂💐🎉😀 13mo
mrozzz Yay happy birthday!!! 🎉🎂🎈🎁 @GarthRanzz 13mo
Bookzombie Happy Birthday @GarthRanzz !!! 13mo
mrp27 Happy Birthday @GarthRanzz !! 🎉📚🎂 13mo
Itchyfeetreader @GarthRanzz have an amazing day 🎂🎂🎂 13mo
MinDea @GarthRanzz I may have found the book at less than half of what Amazon is selling it for. If I can find it tomorrow I'll pick up a copy for you too! I'll let you know. 13mo
GarthRanzz @MinDea Sounds great! 13mo
AmyG Happy Birthday!!! 🎈 13mo
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎂🎊🎈🎁🎉 13mo
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MinDea
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#NotBookRelated It was this little guys 11th birthday today. I love my furbabies more than anything else 💙💙💙💙 My life would not be the same without them.
#Shadow #Shippy @Zelma

I made your s'mores cupcakes in honor of his birthday today @cobwebmoth & @TK421! They are awesome!!! Thank you so much! (Shadow didn't get a cupcake but I wanted to get a picture of him with one! 😜)

BookwormM Happy birthday 🎂 Shadow 💕💕💕 1y
QuietlyLaura Happy Birthday Shadow!💗🎉 1y
PenguinInFlight Awww! 😻Happy Birthday, Shadow! 💜🎉🎉 1y
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KirstieE It's my fur baby's birthday too ! He's one year older than yours 😁 Happy birthday Shadow 💕 1y
Johanna414 Happy birthday! 1y
emily_m_tubb Aww, so cute! Happy birthday! 🎂🎉🎁 1y
TK421 Awesome! Those are some of my favorite cupcakes! 1y
Dolly Happy birthday sweet little guy! 😻🎈 1y
GripLitGrl Awe adorbs! Happy birthday😻🎂 1y
NatalieR Happy Birthday Shadow! 💕💕💕 1y
cobwebmoth 😄❤ 1y
Bookladylinda Happy Birthday Shadow!!! 😻 1y
Purrfectpages Happy birthday to Shadow! 🐱 ❤️ 1y
cobwebmoth The look on his face is so cute. I'm glad you like the cupcakes. 1y
mabell Happy Birthday, Shadow! 🎉 1y
PaperbackPirate Happy Birthday cute kitty!! 1y
ghosthost Happy Birthday Shadow! 1y
rohit-sawant Happy Birthday, Shadow! 🎂🎉😻 1y
JazzFeathers Happy birthday, Shadow 😄 1y
MinDea Thanks @KirstieE and Happy Birthday to your furbaby too!! 🎂🎉🎉 1y
MinDea Thanks @cobwebmoth @TK421 ! They are definitely on my list of favorite cupcakes! The Graham cracker crust is so good! 1y
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RealLifeReading
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My boy turns 7 today! He asked for a chocolate strawberry cake!

hermyknee Yummmm 1y
GripLitGrl Looks deelish!!😋 1y
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Jess7 Happy 7th bday to him! 1y
MayJasper What a lovely Mum you are 1y
Dragon Such a pretty cake 🎂 Happy Birthday to your seven year old ! 1y
JoScho This cake is awesome! I hope he has an amazing birthday 🎂❤️ 1y
saresmoore Gorgeous! 1y
jfalkens Happy birthday! The cake is very pretty 😍 1y
batsy That looks amazing! Happy birthday to your boy 🎈🎉 1y
sprainedbrain That‘s so pretty! Happy birthday to your little guy. ❤️ 1y
monkeygirlsmama Pretty! Happy Birthday to the birthday boy. 🍰 🎁 1y
Aswenson Love that cake! How‘d you do that? Might need to borrow that idea for my kiddo‘s next cake. 🎂 😊 1y
erzascarletbookgasm Pretty looking cake! Happy birthday to your boy!🎈 1y
Christine11 Amazing cake! 🍰 Happy Birthday to him! 🎉🎂🎉 1y
LibrarianJen Awww happy birthday!🎉 1y
mrp27 Happy Birthday to your boy! 🎂🎉 1y
Bookzombie Happy 7th Birthday to him!! 🎂🎈🎉 1y
rohit-sawant That's wonderful! Happy Birthday to him! 🎂🎉🎉 1y
megt Adorable cake! Happy birthday to him! 1y
LeahBergen Beautiful cake! 😍 1y
bookishbunny What a beautiful cake! I hope he has an amazing birthday! 🎉🎂🎊 1y
Purrfectpages What a cute cake! 1y
ScarletQuill My daughter is 7 in Monday and now I'm totally doing this too! 1y
RealLifeReading @hermyknee @GripLitGrl it was pretty tasty if I may say so myself 😀 1y
RealLifeReading Thanks for your kind words @MayJasper ☺️ 1y
RealLifeReading @Aswenson it's really easy! Cut out the number using wax paper or parchment and then put it on your cake and sprinkles all around! Then remove paper and tada! 1y
RealLifeReading @ScarletQuill it's really easy and looks good! 1y
Aswenson @RealLifeReading Awesome, thanks! 1y
BookBabe Happy Birthday kiddo! 1y
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BookNAround
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Thank you for the lovely card and bookmark @robinb It even arrived today on my actual day. 😁

TheLibrarian Happy Birthday! 1y
TheQuietQuill Happy Birthday! 1y
AmyG Happy Birthday!🎈 1y
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Jilljemmett Happy Birthday! 1y
Eyelit Happy birthday! 🎉🎊🎈 1y
Pamwurtzler Happy birthday!🎊🎂🎁🎈 1y
AmberWB Happy Birthday!! 🎉🎈🎁🎂 1y
rubyslippersreads Happy 🎂🎂🎂📚📚📚🎉🎉🎉😊 1y
Kaye Happy birthday 🎁🎊🎈 1y
Cinfhen Happy birthday 🎉🎂🍭 1y
batsy Happy birthday! 🙂🎈🎉 1y
LitsyOwl Happy birthday 🎈 🦉 1y
Jas16 Happy Birthday 🎂🎁🎉🎈 1y
mrozzz Happppppy birthday!! 🎁🎂🎉 1y
Ddzmini Happy birthday 🎁🎈🎊🎉🎂 1y
GripLitGrl Happy birthday!!🎈🎉🎂 1y
Kalalalatja Happy birthday!! 🎉🎉🎉 1y
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vkois88
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Also wishing @ReadingRover the happiest of days on her birthday!! 😊😊😊

Ddzmini Happy birthday @ReadingRover 1y
ReadingRover @vkois88 Thanks so much!!! That‘s so sweet of you. @Ddzmini thank you too! 1y
vkois88 @ReadingRover ❤❤❤ 1y
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EmilyChristine
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I got home from my Thanksgiving trip to find a box of goodies waiting for me! I cannot wait to open it all! Thanks @Leigh0906 ! #litsypenpal #birthday

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JulAnna
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@ElishaLovesBooks Happy Birthday! Hope your day was terrific! 🎉🎂

ElishaLovesBooks Thank you @JulAnna ! It was awesome!😊 2y
JulAnna I️ saw you visited the Strand! 💕 that place! 😊 2y
rubyslippersreads Happy 🎂🎂🎂! 2y
rubyslippersreads Happy 🎂🎂🎂! 2y
rubyslippersreads Happy 🎂🎂🎂! 2y
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Cinfhen
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A new day, a new birthday to celebrate 🎉 🎉🎉 sending lots of bookish joy to @JulAnna Hope your day/year is filled with happiness, health, laughter and lots of books 💕🎂🎁😊📚 #BirthdayLove from Cindy, Missy ( @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ) and Jen ( @Robothugs )

emilyhaldi Woohoo!! Happy birthday @JulAnna 🎉🎈 2y
DarcysMom Happy Birthday @JulAnna - I hope you have a great day! 🎉🎁🎂 2y
Rachbb3 @JulAnna Happy birthday you!! 🎂🎉💟 2y
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MinDea Happy Birthday @JulAnna 2y
Bookzombie Happy Birthday @JulAnna !⭐️🎉🎂🎁🎈 2y
kezzlou85 Happy Birthday 🎉 2y
Simona Happy birthday @JulAnna I wish you a great day😘 2y
julesG Happy Birthday @JulAnna 🎂🍀 2y
JessClark78 Happy Birthday @JulAnna! 🎊🎂🎉 2y
Robothugs Happy birthday! @JulAnna 2y
Pamwurtzler Happy birthday @JulAnna 🎉🎈🎂 2y
Liatrek Happy Birthday 🎉🎉🎉🎉 @JulAnna May your days be long and filled with good books 📚📚📚 2y
Yellowpigeon Happy birthday, @JulAnna 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Happy Birthday 🎊🎁🎈 I hope your day is fabulous!!! 2y
JulAnna Thanks @Cinfhen 💕😊 this is fabulous 2y
JulAnna Thanks @Liatrek 😊 2y
rohit-sawant Happy Birthday, @JulAnna!! 🎂🎊🎉 2y
DivineDiana All the best @JulAnna ! 🎉📚🎂 2y
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Michelle_mck
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Happy Birthday to the #litmail Queen! The beautiful @Robothugs you make our #PBC a happy, engaged and inclusive group, we love and appreciate all you do and hope you have a splendid day😘😘😘

Purrfectpages Happy birthday @Robothugs 2y
IamIamIam Happy birthday! 2y
Pamwurtzler Happy birthday @Robothugs ! 2y
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Robothugs Thank you so much!! ☺️ 2y
Jess7 Happy birthday @Robothugs !! 🎉🎉 2y
whatshesreadingnow Happy Birthday @Robothugs 🎉🎊 2y
GA_Bookworm07 @Robothugs Happiest birthdays to you! 🍦🍭🍰🎂🍩🍸🍹 2y
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TheKidUpstairs
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Another Litsy Birthday today!!! Head over to @BarbaraTheBibliophage 's page to wish her a Happy Birthday! AND she's celebrating by holding a fantastic looking giveaway, because she's lovely and generous like that 😁

Happiest of happy days to you, Barbara!!!

#trickortreatbday

BarbaraTheBibliophage Thanks for sharing!! 📚📚👏🏻👏🏻🎉🎉🍰🍰😘😘 2y
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AmyG
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This lovely lady is turning 50 today! Hence the #50thbirthdaygiveaway. I'd love to read The Power...I have read wonderful reviews. Thank you so much for doing this, Trish, and most of all...HAPPY BIRTHDAY! 🎉🎂🎉🎂

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LibrarianRyan
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Panpan

2⭐️ A simple happy birthday from a mother to her child. It is about the child's birth and growing up. I do not really like the art. Much of it seems to represent a womb or being enfolded in flesh. There is a nursing scene with anatomy on display that some may find inappropriate but others will find heart warming. I suppose you could say it's a spiritual celebration of life (not a religious one). For me, it's just not my thing.