Some kind words:
★ This perfect marriage of illustrations and lyrical writing celebrates the affection that's expressed through a lovingly cooked meal. This lovefest is a feast for all the senses.
—KIRKUS REVIEWS, STARRED REVIEW
★ The ritual of the family meal - sharing food that's been prepared with care and intention - adds a unique layer to the story and underscores the sense of abundance and comfort that love can provide...From start to finish, it's a charming and delicious tale.
—BOOKPAGE, STARRED REVIEW
In the vein of such familiar titles as Guess How Much I Love You and Mama, Do You Love Me? Sze creates a warm, tender look at love [and] a timeless tale of a mother's infinite love . . . Asian culture and food references add a layer of depth to this story, providing a fresh version of a time-honored conversation.
—SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
As satisfying as a gentle hug — or a tasty dumpling.
"A sweeping and lovely picture book, My Love for You Is Always is a stunning read that captures all the magic and beauty of a mother's love for her child."
—YA BOOKS CENTRAL
"The narrative is infused with a distinctly Asian perspective that, at the same time, evokes a sense of universality that will make the story resonate with all young readers, regardless of their cultural background."
—CM: CANADIAN REVIEW OF MATERIALS