I Wonder by K.A.Holt, illustrated by Kenard Pak


 I Wonder by K.A.Holt, illustrated by Kenard Pak, Random House, 9781524714222, 2019

Format:  Hardcover picture book

Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review)  5

Genre:  Realistic fiction

 What did you like about the book? A beautifully illustrated picture book full of various wonders such as “Do bubbles tickle everything they touch? Do windmills ever get tired? What do clouds taste like?”   The gentle rhythm of the questions encourages readers to ponder their own wonders.  The light and airy illustrations reflect the wonder on each page with diverse characters.  This is a book that is sure to spark conversation and exploration to find the answers to the questions!

Anything you did not like about the book? No

 To whom would you recommend this book?  All readers

Who should buy this book?  Public libraries and elementary school libraries

Where would you shelve it? Picture books

 Should we (librarians) put this on the top of our “to read” piles?  Yes, for a gentle, quiet story

 Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City: Jennifer Brown, Newbury Elementary School, Newbury, MA

Date of review:  1/16/2020

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