Guess How Much I Love You (Walker Books/Candlewick Press, 1994)
Guess How Much I Love You is a
British children’s book written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram. It was published in their native UK in 1994 and in 1995 in the U.S. Guess How Much I Love You has sold over 28 million copies worldwide and been translated into over 53 languages. In a 2007 online poll, the book was named one of the “Teachers Top 100 Books for Children” by the National Education Association.
Guess How Much I Love You tells the story of two Nutbrown Hares, Big and Little. Little asks Big the titular question and as the book continues they use larger and larger measures to quantify their love of each other.
In 2012, an animated adaptation aired on Disney Junior. In 2013, it received an AACTA (Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards) nomination and was renewed for a second season.