The Hello, Goodbye Window (Hardcover)

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By Norton Juster, Chris Raschka (Illustrator)
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A Caldecott Medal Winner

This award-winning tale by the author of the classic book The Phantom Tolbooth is a love song to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild.

The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Everything important happens near it, through it, or beyond it. The world for this little girl will soon grow larger and more complex, but never more enchanting or deeply felt. Her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood, expressed as a joyful fusion of text with evocative and exuberant art that garnered the highest honor in children's book illustration in 2006.


About the Author


Norton Juster is the author of a number of children's books, including the contemporary classic The Phantom Tolbooth, illustrated by Jules Feiffer, as well as the sequel to The Hello, Goodbye Window and also illustrated by Chris Raschka, Sourpuss and Sweetie Pie. Formerly an architect by trade, he lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Chris Raschka is the Caldecott-Award-winning illustrator of The Hello, Goodbye Window and A Ball for Daisy. He also received aa Caldecott Honor for Yo!Yes? and has written and illustrated numerous books for children, including several titles by bell hooks: Happy to be Nappy, Skin Again, and Be Boy Buzz. A 2012 nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, he lives in New York City.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786809141
ISBN-10: 0786809140
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 26th, 2005
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Caldecott Medal - Winner Title(s)
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