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If only... / Mies van Hout ; translated by David Colmer.

Hout, Mies van, (author,, illustrator.). Colmer, David, 1960- (translator.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"In a cyclical story, a child wishes to fly like a butterfly, who wishes for privacy like a stick insect's, who wishes to swim like a whirligig beetle. Each garden creature expresses a desire to be like someone else, ending with the dragonfly who wishes to be like a child who can run, jump, laugh, play, count, build, and more."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J PIC HOU (Text) 33892100749028 Children's New Books Book None 08/30/2021 Checked out 10/07/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781772781960
  • ISBN: 1772781967
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
  • Edition: First North American edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Pajama Press, 2021.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Was ik maar...
Includes glossary.
Summary, etc.:
"In a cyclical story, a child wishes to fly like a butterfly, who wishes for privacy like a stick insect's, who wishes to swim like a whirligig beetle. Each garden creature expresses a desire to be like someone else, ending with the dragonfly who wishes to be like a child who can run, jump, laugh, play, count, build, and more." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Insects > Juvenile fiction.
Envy > Juvenile fiction.
Wishes > Juvenile fiction.
Individual differences > Juvenile fiction.
Self-realization > Juvenile fiction.
Insects > Fiction.
Envy > Fiction.
Wishes > Fiction.
Individual differences > Fiction.
Self-realization > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emotions & Feelings.
Wishes.
Self-realization.
Individual differences.
Envy.
Insects.
Genre: Children's stories.
Picture books for children.
Fiction.
Juvenile works.
Literature.
Picture books.
Picture books.
Literature.

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