Book Verdict


by Kevin Henkes

First Release:

January 2016

ISBN: 9780062368447

2016 Caldecott Honor Book
Five toys on a windowsill wait for rain or wind or snow and enjoy whatever comes along. A new toy doesn’t seem to be waiting for anything in particular—“Oh, but she [is]!” Full-color illustrations were created using brown ink, watercolor paint, and colored pencils.

  • ISBN: 9780062368447
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition
    Publisher: Greenwillow
    Page Count: 32
    Trim Size: 9" x 11 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 1.9, Points: 0.5
    Lexile: Level: 440L
    Awards & Honors: 2016 Caldecott Honor Book
    Capitol Choices 2016
    Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Books of 2015, Picture Books
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Picture Books
    Horn Book Fanfare List: Best Books of 2015, Picture Books
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015, Picture Books
    Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Picture Books
    Goodreads Choice Awards 2015, Picture Books
    Booklist Best Picture Books of 2015
    Amazon.com Best Books of the Year 2015, Ages 3–5, Top 20
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Younger Readers
    100 Notable Titles for Reading and Sharing 2015, Children’s Books
    2016 CCBC Choices–Picture Books for Babies, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
    2015 Cybils Award Nomination, Fiction Picture Books
    2016 E. B. White Read-Aloud Award, Picture Book
    Charlotte Zolotow, 2016 Highly Commended
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Under 5
    Genre: Fic
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