Carmela Full Of Wishes

Author: Matt de la Peña; Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
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  • : $27.99(AUD)
  • : 9780399549045
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Putnam Adult
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  • : March 2018
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  • : 27.99
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  • : Matt de la Peña; Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
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  • : Hardback
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Barcode 9780399549045
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Description

In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Pe a 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 panader a, 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 Pe a and Christian Robinson have crafted a moving ode to family, to dreamers, and to finding hope in the most unexpected places.