May’s comment: I was at Waterstone’s buying some books for Sasha – looking to introduce him to Enid Blyton – Famous Five, in particular, my fave. Looking around the children’s section, I caught sight of “Guess How Much I Love You.”
I’ve read it so many times but I still love flipping through it, waiting till I reach the end. I’ve loved reading it to Sasha and now I read it Darcy and George on their special days – to say how much I love them. Darcy will be seven on Monday. For almost seven years she had been the constant by my side – patiently letting me learn to love BIG and freely – and loving me right back without a trace of doubt. She had taught me to love all the way to the moon and back.“Love you to the moon and back” has become a way of saying “I Love You” – for people the world over. Bet Sam McBratney never thought his simple words could say so much for so many people.