|By (author):||Stead, Philip C.|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Dogs|
|JUVENILE FICTION / General|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Size:||11.75in x 8.75in|
|From The Publisher*||A comforting and timely new picture book that feels like an instant classic, written and illustrated by Philip Stead, author of the Caldecott Medal-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee and the New York Times bestselling The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine.|
The limitless possibilities of the world outside our windows-and the warmth and comfort of home-are explored in this thoughtful meditation on the imagination, as seen from the point of view of a wise old dog.
Any child who has ever felt uncertainty about the world outside will be soothed and enchanted by the open-ended, seemingly-unanswerable, and utterly whimsical questions this book poses: "Will I ever be the dawdle of a penguin? Will I ever be the waddle of a snail? Will I ever be the tumble of a honeybee? Will I ever be the bumble of a whale?"
Children will love poring over the vivid, whimsical artwork, asking their own imaginative questions, and thinking about their own view of the world outside their window. It's a perfect story for families to share together from the warmth and comfort of home.
|Biographical Note||PHILIP STEAD is the author of the Caldecott Medal-winning book A Sick Day for Amos McGee. With his wife, illustrator Erin Stead, he also created the New York Times bestseller The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine; Bear Has a Story to Tell; Lenny & Lucy; and Music for Mr. Moon. Philip has also written and illustrated his own books, including Hello, My Name Is Ruby; Jonathan and the Big Blue Boat; and A Home for Bird. Visit Philip online at philipstead.com.|