Gorgeously crafted, both lyrically and visually, Oliver Jeffers adds to his library of timeless, heartfelt classics with What We’ll Build: Plans for Our Together Future. Anchored in the importance of family, there is an equally powerful thread of accepting others and being open with love and kindness. Truly a story that can be appreciated by all ages.
From Oliver Jeffers, world-renowned picture book creator and illustrator of The Crayons' Christmas, comes a gorgeously told father-daughter story and companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller Here We Are!
What shall we build, you and I?
Let's gather all our tools for a start.
For putting together . . .
and taking apart.
A father and daughter set about laying the foundations for their life together. Using their own special tools, they get to work, building memories to cherish, a home to keep them safe, and love to keep them warm.
A rare and enduring story about a parent's boundless love, life's endless opportunities, and all we need to build a together future. The perfect baby shower gift or gift for new parents!
Praise for What We'll Build:
"[Has] the offbeat, sweet style Jeffers' fans know and love." Kirkus Reviews
"An intensely personal statement of intergenerational fellowship and an obvious pick for library shelves best explored at home." School Library Journal
"Children will love his playbook for building a future of love and imagination, and they will delight in the special relationship the father and daughter share." Booklist
"Stroked in generous swaths of warm color and Jeffers's signature childlike scribbles . . . .. Jeffers's benediction portrays a parent who surrounds his child with love and steadies her as she learns how to bring her dreams to fruition." Publishers Weekly
|Publisher:||Penguin Young Readers Group|
|Product dimensions:||9.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.50(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|