Makes No Difference Who You Are: Wish (Wishing Traditions Around the World)

Friday, November 14, 2008.

Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the WorldAuthor: Roseanne Thong (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Elisa Kleven (on JOMB)
Published: 2008 Chronicle Books (on JOMB)
ISBN: 0811857166

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Splashing, soaring, leaping and dreaming, gorgeously detailed watercolour and collage illustrations whisk us into the midst of vivid wishing traditions across the globe in this beautiful reminder of our universal desires.

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Comment by Monique

November 14, 2008 @ 8:37 pm

It is amazing how many things about childhood are universal. These are the books I most enjoy reading aloud to my son, and to my students. Just put Wish by Roseanne Thong on hold at my library!

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January 7, 2009 @ 3:47 pm

[...] I have mentioned before  Elisa Kleven is one of our favorite illustrators. Here is a link to  a podcast about this [...]

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