November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Waiting

Kevin Henkes. illus. by author. HarperCollins/Greenwillow.

PreS-Gr 1–Five toys wait on a windowsill, with hope, yearning, fear, and joy. Henkes’s spare text and subtly expressive illustrations offer the youngest pre-readers a literal window into the sometimes scary but always wonder-filled world beyond the quiet comforts of what is known and what is loved.

 
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