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The Wish Tree - by Kyo Maclear (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 40

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Imagination & Play

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Chronicle Books

Age Range: 4-8 Years

Author: Kyo Maclear

Language: English

Street Date: September 27, 2016
TCIN: 51720651
UPC: 9781452150659
Item Number (DPCI): 248-29-4665
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



In winter Charles and his trusty toboggan set out to find the wish tree, and along the way he helps to make the wishes of his friends Squirrel, Fox, and Beaver come true.



Book Synopsis



Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don't believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover that wishes can come true in the most unexpected ways.
The poetic text and heartwarming illustrations evoke the true essence of the holiday season and will inspire wishers everywhere. This gem of a book deserves center stage year round.



Review Quotes




A warm and engaging magical tale of friendship and the intrinsic beauty of nature.-School Library Connection

Deftly pulls in the reader with spare, precise language and palette that evokes both winter and warmth.--Austin American-Statesman

Exudes quiet magic and wonder.-School Library Journal

Hums with understated everyday magic.-Publishers Weekly

Sweet - Kirkus Reviews

This ingeniously nondenominational tale brings a lovely serene pace to classic holiday themes like giving to others and gathering with dear ones.--The New York Times

This sweet, magical story, with no decorations or specific mention of Christmas, would be a great choice for any winter celebration.-Booklist



About the Author



Kyo Maclear is a critically acclaimed author whose books have received starred reviews, appeared on numerous Best of lists, and been published in multiple languages around the world. One of her picture books, Virginia Wolf, has been adapted for the stage, and another, Julia, Child is currently being adapted into an animated television series. She lives in Toronto.

Chris Turnham has had a long career working as a visual development artist in the animation industry for clients including Sony Pictures Animation, LAIKA, and DreamWorks Animation. This is his debut picture book. He is based in Los Angeles.

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Estimated ship weight: 0.75 pounds
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