Come get to know three neighboring families, each with a young child learning about themselves in this wondrous world. This poetic picture book is a parent’s ode to everything their child is–and will be–capable of doing as they grow.

Product Code: 9095
ISBN: 9780593427071
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Knopf books for Young Readers
Pages: 48
Published Date: 03/28/2023
Availability:In stock
Price: $18.99

Tonight, each small hand fits inside their parent’s hand. But soon, this hand will grow—to dig deep in the dirt, make masterpieces and mistakes, and tell stories only it can tell.

With text that captures the potential in every child and glowing art that exudes warmth, this book braids three children’s stories into one of family love.

From award-winning author Jonathan Stutzman and rising illustrator Elizabeth Lilly comes this tender book, perfect for cuddling together at bedtime.

For Ages 3-5

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“A gorgeous rendering of how everyday moments can convey a lifetime of wonder and security.”—Booklist, starred review

”Building on anticipatory text, empathic art chronicles the children’s respective forays into autonomy….By book’s end, readers will be invested in each of these families across time—and perhaps wish to be their neighbors, too.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Beautifully tender and thoughtful.” —Kirkus Reviews

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