I Wish I Had--

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Eerdmans Young Readers, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 24 pages
18 Reviews
With its sharp eyes, the blackbird can see every blade of grass in the meadow. The wings of the wild goose can carry it far away. And the song of the whale fills the wide ocean. Each animal has skills and beauty wholly unique to itself. And in this lyrical book, a child describes the skill and the beauty possessed by various animals.

Giovanna Zoboli's fluid and lyrical descriptions, complemented by Simona Mulazzani's bright and charming illustrations, will leave the reader charmed by its sense wonder and awe.

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Great descriptions and fun illustrations. - Goodreads
gigantic pictures, wonderful vocab. - Goodreads
The illustrations are lovely! - Goodreads
This is a beautiful book, the artwork is gorgeous. - Goodreads
The artwork is beautiful and the language is poetic. - Goodreads
The illustrations are as breathtaking as the words. - Goodreads

Review: I Wish I Had . . .

User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

Beautiful illustrations show the animal that the writer describes with a characteristic that she wishes she had. "The wings of a wild goose on the day it takes flights," or "the contentment of a dog ... Read full review

Review: I Wish I Had . . .

User Review  - Haley Russell - Goodreads

The artwork is beautiful and the language is poetic. I enjoyed reading this to my 4-year-old so much (he enjoyed it, too!). It may be one of the loveliest children's books I have ever read. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Giovanna Zoboli is an Italian author and editor. She is the author ofI Wish I Had (Eerdmans), and has written several award-winning books for young readers. Giovanna lives in Italy

Simona Mulazzani is an international children's book illustrator. She has won a number of awards for her work and has illustrated over 60 children's and adult books, includingI Wish I Had (Eerdmans). She also lives in Italy.

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