The Knowing Book By Rebecca Kai Dotlich; Illustrated by Matthew Cordell

ISBN: 9781590789261


Published by (2016-02-23)

This picture book is a celebration of life and the perfect gift to mark any milestone, from a new baby to a birthday to graduation. Illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Matthew Cordell!
In this inspiring story, a young rabbit travels through the wide world, experiencing joy and sorrow and wonder. Along the way he chooses a path and explores the unknown. And at the end of his journey, braver and more confident, he returns home—a place he can always count on. Author Rebecca Kai Dotlich’s wise words and Cordell’s beautiful illustrations combine in this book ideal for any special gift-giving occasion, and is an excellent choice for any graduate!

Book Details

Format: Hardcover
Price: 16.99 USD / 22.99 CAD
Published: 2016-02-23
ISBN: 9781590789261
Page Count: 32
Trim Size: 8-1/2 x 10-1/2

"A poem's gentle admonishments nudge readers to open themselves up to the world....Children will intuitively understand the reassuring embrace of the enveloping dome overhead....A frenzy of feeling, pen strokes, and verse that seeks to excite and empower young people just awakening from childhood slumber." — Kirkus Reviews

"(Author) Dotlich urges readers to take risks ... (and) Cordell's ink-and-wash drawings give the pages life and humor..." — Publishers Weekly

"This picture book encourages readers to make the most of their lives....Curiosity and adventure are encouraged.... The beautiful pen and ink with watercolor illustrations are as goose bump–inducing as the words of wisdom in the text. This inspirational book could be given as a graduation gift at almost any age." — School Library Journal