Carmela Full of Wishes
Carmela Full of Wishes
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Carmela Full of Wishes

Written by Matt De La Peña & illustrated by Christian Robinson
Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books For Young Readers
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An Instant New York Times Bestseller! In their first collaboration since the Newbery Medal- and Caldecott Honor-winning Last Stop on Market Street, Matt de la Peña 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 panadería, 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 Peña and Christian Robinson have crafted a moving ode to family, to dreamers, and to finding hope in the most unexpected places.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780399549045
    Publication Date
    October 9, 2018
    Page Count
    40
    Reading Age
    4 - 8 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0399549048

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