I Wish

by Christoph Niemann

On Sale: 10/11/2022

I Wish

by Christoph Niemann

illustrated by Christoph Niemann

On Sale: 10/11/2022


About the Book

A wrapped present. A curious young girl. A whole wide world of possibility. What would you wish for? From internationally renowned artist and designer Christoph Niemann, I wish is a universal and timeless celebration of anticipation and the limitless power of the imagination. I wish will inspire fans of Kobi Yamada’s What Do You Do with an Idea? and Suzy Lee’s Wave.

When a young girl finds a wrapped present, she wonders what’s inside. In her imagination, the gift becomes anything she’s ever wished for: a fashionable pair of shoes, a pony to ride, and even wings to help her fly. As the girl’s anticipation expands and her imagination soars, so does the gift’s ability to surprise her and to transform itself into even greater and more meaningful things.

Using an appealing limited color palette and wordless pages, award-winning artist Christoph Niemann challenges readers to think, laugh, imagine, and embrace the possibilities. I wish is an elegant and unique gift for any occasion and invites sharing and repeated readings. A must-have for readers of all ages.

If you could have anything, what would you wish for?

Critical Praise

“This wordless tale begins with a child discovering a wrapped present. . . . Thrilled, they pause in anticipation . . . Then they tear off the paper only to find another wrapped box inside the first. . . . Perplexed, they try again, and this time the gift seems to take on a life of its own. . . . This book serves as a strong allegory for the immense satisfaction of daydreaming about possibilities.” — Kirkus Reviews


Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780063219793
  • ISBN 10: 0063219794
  • Imprint: Greenwillow Books
  • On Sale: 10/11/2022
  • Pages: 80
  • List Price:24.99 CAD
  • Ages: 4 to 8
  • BISAC1 : JUVENILE FICTION / Imagination & Play
  • BISAC2 : JUVENILE FICTION / Concepts / General
  • BISAC3 : JUVENILE FICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / General (see also Religious / Christian / Holidays & Celebrations)

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