Carmela Full of Wishes - Hardcover

Carmela Full of Wishes - Hardcover

    Price: $12.99

    SKU: 9780399549045

    Code: IB524B

    Format: Hardcover
    Artist/Author: Matt de la Pena, Christian Robinson

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    Carmela Full of Wishes - Hardcover
    • In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson deliver a poignant and timely new picture book that's sure to be an instant classic.

      When Carmela wakes up on her birthday, her wish has already come true--she's finally old enough to join her big brother as he does the family errands. Together, they travel through their neighborhood, past the crowded bus stop, the fenced-off repair shop, and the panaderia, until they arrive at the Laundromat, where Carmela finds a lone dandelion growing in the pavement. But before she can blow its white fluff away, her brother tells her she has to make a wish. If only she can think of just the right wish to make . . . 

      With lyrical, stirring text and stunning, evocative artwork, Matt de la Pena and Christian Robinson have crafted a moving ode to family, to dreamers, and to finding hope in the most unexpected places.

    • About the Author

    Matt de la Pena is the Newbery Medal-winning author of Last Stop on Market Street. He is also the author of LoveA Nation's Hope: The Story of Boxing Legend Joe Louis; and six critically acclaimed young-adult novels. Matt teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. Matt lives in Brooklyn, NY. 

    Christian Robinson is a 2016 Caldecott Honoree and also received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for his art in Last Stop on Market Street. His picture books include the Gaston and Friends series; Leo: A Ghost StorySchool's First Day of SchoolThe Smallest Girl in the Smallest GradeJosephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker; and many more. 

    • Age Range: 4 - 8 years
    • Grade Level: Preschool - 3
    • Hardcover: 40 pages
    • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers (October 9, 2018)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-13: 978-0399549045
    • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 0.5 x 10.2 inches