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The Wonderful Things You Will Be - by Emily Winfield Martin (Hardcover)

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New York Times Best Seller
New York Times Best Seller

Specifications

Dimensions (Overall): 10.1 Inches (H) x 9.8 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)

Weight: .95 Pounds

Suggested Age: 0-3 Years

Number of Pages: Na

Format: Hardcover

Series Title: NA

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Stories in Verse (see also Poetry)

Publisher: RH

Author: Emily Winfield Martin

Featured book lists: New York Times Bestsellers

Language: English

Street Date: July 19, 2016
TCIN: 48631663
UPC: 9780385376716
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-5802
Origin: Made in the USA

Description



About the Book



Illustrations and simple, rhyming text reveal a parent's musings about what a child will become, knowing that the child's kindness, cleverness, and boldness will shine through no matter what, as will the love they share.



Book Synopsis



The New York Times bestseller that celebrates the dreams, acceptance, and love that parents have for their children . . . now and forever. This is the perfect heartfelt gift for Mother's Day, Father's Day, or for any special occasion, including for new babies, birthdays, graduations, and other new beginnings!

From brave and bold to creative and clever, Emily Winfield Martin's rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, lush illustrations and a stunning gatefold that opens at the end, this is a book that families will love reading over and over.

The Wonderful Things You Will Be has a loving and truthful message that will endure for lifetimes and makes a great gift to the ones you love for any occasion.



Review Quotes



"Her children are so serious... and so unflappable... that they convey not just hope for the future, but a sense of manifest destiny." -- Publishers Weekly starred review

"Sweet but not saccharine and singsong but not forced, Martin's text is one that will invite rereadings as it affirms parental wishes for children while admirably keeping child readers at its heart."
--Kirkus starred review



About The Author



EMILY WINFIELD MARTIN sketches, paints, and stitches to create imaginary worlds and characters. She is the author/illustrator of The Black Apple's Paper Doll Primer. Her store, The Black Apple, has been featured in national publications and on TV shows, including the New York Times and The Martha Stewart Show. Emily lives among the giant fir trees of Portland, Oregon, with her fellow adventurer, Josiah, and their cat Miette. Visit her online at BlackApple.typepad.com or Etsy.com/shop/theblackapple.
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Estimated ship dimensions: 10.24 inches length x 9.8 inches width x 0.59 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.74 pounds
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Guest Ratings & Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars with 173 reviews
95% would recommend
43 recommendations

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