Read Leo's Gift Online Free - Meet Leo--a creative, shy, young boy in search of a special talent that he can share with the world. Curious and persistent, Leo tries all kinds of activities. Then, with the unknowing help of his sister, he discovers music. Leo may seem quiet, but the piano gives him a big voice, helps his confidence soar, and propels him to embrace the treasure inside him and share it with the world.
Beautifully illustrated and filled with heart and hope, Leo’s Gift is a perfect story for parents, children, and siblings to read together. Leo will inspire kids everywhere to explore their passions, believe in themselves, and learn that not all gifts come wrapped in a box.
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November 22, 2017
Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the review copy of this book - all opinions are my own.
There are so many pieces to this wonderful book! First off, the illustrations, by Carrie Schuler, are top notch. She captures so many emotions and concepts beautifully and it all feels so fresh. The s...
October 16, 2017
Not necessarily a quick bedtime read, this story has more to it. We meet Leo, a shy little guy who watches his older sister Meredith during her piano lessons. Meredith would much rather be playing outside than practicing piano, but Leo asks her about playing. She gives him the first keys and from...
November 03, 2017
Like many of us, Leo wonders what his own gift or talent might be. He watches his older sister, Meredith, as she practices on her piano--very reluctantly!--and even takes her place while rehearsing at home once she shows him how the keys and notes on the music sheets work. It's clear that Meredit...
December 12, 2017
Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network and Loyola Press for the review copy of this book - all opinions are my own.
This is a charming book about discovering your gifts in life. The delightful artwork perfectly illustrated the text on every page, and the expressions on Leo’s and Meredith’s faces wh...
December 21, 2017
Oh, the gift. That special thing that flows with ease and fills all the cracks and crevices of our lives with joy! For Meredith, it’s basketball that fills her mind and interest while she hammers out her tunes in piano practice. But, for Leo, it’s the sweet sound of music that fills his heart as...
January 08, 2018
I received this book through the Kid Lit Exchange. All opinions are my own.
I loved reading about Leo, a boy with perfect pitch who secretly practices when his mom thinks his sister is the one playing piano! The characters in the story are caring and vibrant. The pictures are whimsical and artful...
January 14, 2018
Love the message and the story is adorable for all little musicians! It’s a little bit text heavy, but still adorable!
December 23, 2017
I received this book from #kidlitexchange to read in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Leo's Gift by Susan Blackaby and Joellyn Cicciarelli is a wonderfully written story of Leo and his sister Meredith. Leo sneaks to listen to his sister Meredith practice piano. Meredit...