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What Are You Waiting For?



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What Are You Waiting For? by Scott Menchin
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What are you waiting for? Is it quiet? Does it have wings? Will I miss it if I blink? This simple tale about the wonder of anticipation follows two friends in search of a surprise, and what they find might surprise us all. A Neal Porter Book

Author Biography

Scott Menchin has written and illustrated many books for children, including Taking a Bath with the Dog and Other Things That Make Me Happy, which received the Christopher Medal. He has also illustrated numerous texts by other writers, including Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, and Doreen Cronin. Scott has recently written Grandma In Blue With Red Hat, which was illustrated by Harry Bliss. He lives in New York City where he teaches at Pratt Institute. Matt Phelan is the illustrator of many books for young readers including Very Hairy Bear by Alice Schertle. He is also the author/illustrator of the picture book Druthers and the graphic novels Bluffton and Snow White. Visit him at
Release date NZ
May 30th, 2017
Country of Publication
United States
full color throughout
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