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The Wonderful Things You Will be : A Growing-Up Poem - Emily Martin

The Wonderful Things You Will be

A Growing-Up Poem

Hardcover

Published: 1st December 2015
For Ages: 3 - 7 years old
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From Emily Winfield Martin, author/illustrator of Dream Animals, comes a new book that celebrates the dreams, acceptance, and love that parents have for their children . . . now and forever!
 
From brave and bold to creative and clever, the rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, and sometimes humorous, illustrations, this is a book grown-ups will love reading over and over to kids-both young and old. A great gift for any occasion, but a special stand-out for baby showers, birthdays, and graduation. The Wonderful Things You Will Be has a loving and truthful message that will endure for lifetimes.

About the Author

Emily 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.

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The Wonderful Things You Will be
 
4.8

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  • Easy to read (4)

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5.0

My favourite children's book!

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from Tasmania

About Me Everyday Reader

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Well Written

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    • Gift
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    Comments about The Wonderful Things You Will be:

    I read this to my twins girls about four times a week. I absolutely adore the message and hope that my little ones grow up knowing that I will love them no matter who they decide to become.

     
    5.0

    A beautiful book

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    from Vic

    About Me Bookworm

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    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Well Written

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      • Younger Readers

      Comments about The Wonderful Things You Will be:

      I just love this book! Beautiful illustrations matched with beautiful words

       
      5.0

      A lovely story!

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      from Sydney, Australia

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          Comments about The Wonderful Things You Will be:

          A nice story for kids about growing up!

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Love this book

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          from Adelaide, SA

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          • Deserves Multiple Readings
          • Easy To Read
          • Engaging characters

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            Comments about The Wonderful Things You Will be:

            A beautiful book. Lovely sentiment and illustrations. Easy and fun to read.

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

            ISBN: 9780385376716
            ISBN-10: 0385376715
            Audience: Children
            For Ages: 3 - 7 years old
            For Grades: 1 - 2
            Format: Hardcover
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 36
            Published: 1st December 2015
            Publisher: Random House USA Inc
            Country of Publication: US
            Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 24.7  x 0.9
            Weight (kg): 0.41
            Edition Number: 1