“The book is thought of as one of the crucial best selling self-published children’s titles of all times and has won a large number of awards.”
– CITY SMART MAGAZINE
“Digital technology and a little sweat equity helped Laura Duksta pull off an unlikely career switch from bartender to successful children’s book author…With $10,000 of her mom’s money riding on the first 3000 copies of her children’s book… Duksta, who lost her hair as a result of childhood illness, persevered.”
– USA TODAY
“Her classroom visits and books promote the self-actualization concepts of human possibility rather than limitation, so the child and adult alike may transform their lives into whatever they dream or consider.”
– FLORIDA SUN SENTINEL
“Disguised as a Children’s book, this story is all about how much one person can love another.”
– ePREGNANCY MAGAZINE
“The day we received I Love You More my wife read it over the phone to our youngest child. The conversation of like it sparked was magical.”
-Jack Canfield, Co-author of CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE KID’S SOUL
“I love this book because it deals with the most powerful thing in the world…love”
-Mark Victor Hansen, Co-author of the CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL SERIES
“In my entire life I’ve never read a children’s book that has touched me so deeply. I Love You More is simply, elegant and moving. It’s impossible for anyone to read this book without their hearts opening with tears of gratitude and love.”
-Dr. John F. Demartini, Author of COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS, featured in the movie phenomenon THE SECRET
“I Love You More shines as a pure expression of the heart. I wish everyone could ready this book and live its glowing message.”–Alan Cohen, Author of A DEEP BREATH OF LIFE
“I cannot get enough of I Love You More. I actually first saw it under the Christmas tree at The White House throughout a Christmas party over a year ago. It is, by far, my favorite book to read to my boys. It truly touches my heart every time I read it and wanted to thank you writing and illustrating this book.” -Carly Glazier
Experience the bestseller that has sparked the conversation of love around the world!
I love you brighter than
the brightest star ever shone.
I love you more, so much more
than you’ve ever known.
Were you ever told, “You know I love you?” Or have you ever felt that you did not tell someone you loved them enough? Reach out and embrace I Love You More, a timeless gift you are going to share again and again.
Too steadily love is assumed and not spoken. Love should be seen, heard, felt, sensed, shown, expressed, talked about-and more! Reading I Love You More will become a game, a conversation of love, that people, especially parents and
children, can share for years.
This cleverly conceived flip story, which ends in the middle and starts from either side, will show you what love looks like from both a child and a parent’s perspective. With a
simple, touching story, rhyme and rhythm, and vibrant child-like illustrations, this book will be treasured by anyone who has ever said “I love you” and heard the best response in the world: “I LOVE YOU MORE.”
A Little Bit About the Author:
The first thing people notice about Laura is that she is bald. Laura lost all of her hair to Alopecia Areata at the age of 11. It took her many years to love herself and to allow others to love her. Laura believes that when people know they are loved-anything is imaginable. This is the power of the message of her first book I Love You More, written for her nephew Tyler. Laura knew from a young age that she was meant to travel the world, meet her brothers and sisters and spread the message of love. She is now fulfilling this mission through her book, school programs and inspirational talks.
Laura resides in Fort Lauderdale surrounded by the love of her family and friends.
A Little Bit About the Illustrator
Karen earned the nickname “Hippie” from her love for people and the planet. She loves all things that connect her to nature including surfing and gardening. She’s an avid vegetarian who practices yoga and meditation. Karen is a professional photographer and now illustrator capturing the world’s magic and love through her pictures.