The Wish Tree
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The Wish Tree

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Charles wants to find a wish tree. His brother and sister don't believe there is such a thing, but his trusty companion Boggan is ready to join Charles on a journey to find out. And along the way, they discover that wishes can come true in the most unexpected ways. The poetic text and heartwarming illustrations evoke the true essence of the holiday season and will inspire wishers everywhere. This gem of a book deserves centre stage year round.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 212 x 258 x 10mm | 350g
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • full-color throughout
  • 1452150656
  • 9781452150659
  • 106,467

Review quote

"This sweet, magical story, with no decorations or specific mention of Christmas, would be a great choice for any winter celebration."-Booklist "Exudes quiet magic and wonder."-School Library Journal "Hums with understated everyday magic."-Publishers Weekly "Sweet" - Kirkus Reviews "A warm and engaging magical tale of friendship and the intrinsic beauty of nature."-School Library Connection "Deftly pulls in the reader with spare, precise language and palette that evokes both winter and warmth."--Austin American-Statesman "This ingeniously nondenominational tale brings a lovely serene pace to classic holiday themes like giving to others and gathering with dear ones."--The New York Times
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About Chris Turnham

Kyo Maclear is a novelist, essayist and children's author. Her first children's book, Spork, was shortlisted for multiple awards and won le Prix Jeunesse des Libraires du Quebec. She lives in Toronto. Chris Turnham is an up-and-coming illustrator that is well-known for his architectural illustrations. This is his first picture book, and he also has two upcoming books with us that he is both writing and illustrating, 51 REASONS TO LOVE THE RAIN and MYSTERIOUS ISLAND.
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Rating details

647 ratings
3.79 out of 5 stars
5 22% (144)
4 42% (269)
3 30% (197)
2 5% (31)
1 1% (6)
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