Her death was confirmed by her longtime literary agent, Amy Rennert, who said Rosenthal "was the most life-affirming person, and love-affirming person".A Chicago native and longtime resident, Rosenthal completed more than 30 books, including journals, memoirs and the best-selling picture stories, Uni the Unicorn and Duck! She made short films and You Tube videos, gave TED talks and provided radio commentary.FILE – In this April 3, 2014 file photo giant machines dig for brown coal at the open-cast mining Garzweiler in front of a smoking power plant near the city of Grevenbroich in western Germany. 3, 2016, warning of a worldwide human tragedy unless governments step up efforts to fight global warming. President Donald Trump, right, speaks as NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg looks on during ceremony at NATO headquarters at the NATO summit in Brussels on Thursday, May 25, 2017.
"Here is the kind of man Jason is: He showed up at our first pregnancy ultrasound with flowers.
This is a man who, because he is always up early, surprises me every Sunday morning by making some kind of oddball smiley face out of items near the coffeepot: a spoon, a mug, a banana.
As Krouse Rosenthal knew she was dying, she wanted someone else to experience her husband’s love after she was gone.
But her words not only showed what a wonderful man her husband is, they showed what a remarkable person she was.
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, a popular author, filmmaker and speaker, has died at the age of 51, just over a week after she wrote an emotional essay about wanting to find someone to marry her husband Jason after her death.