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Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me

Written by Daniel Beaty & illustrated by Bryan Collier
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Every morning, I play a game with my father.He goes knock knock on my doorand I pretend to be asleeptill he gets right next to the bed.And my papa, he tells me, “I love you.” But what happens when, one day, that “knock knock” doesn’t come? This powerful and inspiring book shows the love that an absent parent can leave behind, and the strength that children find in themselves as they grow up and follow their dreams.

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Who Wrote Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me

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Daniel Beaty

Daniel Beaty is an award-winning writer, performer, educator, and empowerment expert. His works have been shared throughout the United States, Europe, and Africa in the area’s of children’s and adult literature, music, theater, film, and television. He has performed at The White House and has graced the stage of The Kennedy Center, as well as HBO and BET. His website is danielbeaty.com.

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Who Illustrated Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me

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Bryan Collier

Bryan Collier has received four Caldecott Honors and six Coretta Scott King Awards. He lives with his wife and children in Marlboro, New York.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780316209175
Publication Date:
December 17, 2013
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0316209171

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