Make no mistake, I really love this book. As a mom myself, I read this and instantly teared up as the author so perfectly articulated the message I have always wanted my children to carry with them. What better gift to give your child than the knowledge that you know they are MAGNIFICENT and that they carry that magnificence with them always. This book celebrates the potential for greatness in every child, and does it with a sense of whimsy and joy that lends each page an aura of celebration.
The illustrations are very well done and glow with the crown's magic on each page. What better way to send your child off to bed than with this message of love? I'm not really sure if a four year old is really going to get this, but it sure isn't going to hurt. The poetry is seamless and has a wonderful read aloud flow. So what if it seems to be written more for parents than kids? It still offers up a wonderful bonding opportunity and an excellent chance to remind your preschooler that they are special. Recommended.