Hope (Wish Series) (Hardcover)

By Matthew Cordell, Matthew Cordell (Illustrator)

Disney-Hyperion, 9781484773413, 40pp.

Publication Date: February 5, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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Spring 2019 Kids Indie Next List

“I loved Hope, which I thought of as a love letter to one’s grandchildren. We wonder if what we teach our children stays with them when we are gone. In this book, it does.”
— Kathi Rauscher, Hockessin Book Shelf, Hockessin, DE
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As a family grows, so does its capacity for love, for dreams, and for hope. Two lions celebrate their grandchild and express all the ways this new life has expanded their world, and the hope they hold for his future.

A companion to Matthew Cordell's stunning Wish and Dream, this picturebook picks up with a new animal family celebrating their little one.

About the Author

Matthew Cordell has illustrated many books for children, including Bob, Not Bob! by Liz Garton Scanlon and Audrey Vernick, and The Only Fish in the Sea by Philip C. Stead, as well as several he has written himself, such as the New York Times Notable Picture Book hello! hello! and Wolf in the Snow, which received the Caldecott Medal and a Boston Globe?Horn Book Award honor. He also wrote and illustrated Wish and Dream, the companions to this book. He lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife, author Julie Halpern, and their two children. Visit matthewcordell.com to learn more.

Praise For Hope (Wish Series)

"Even sweeter than its predecessors, this volume gives words to the joy family members experience when their children start families, and lets grandchildren-and grandparents-know how deeply they're loved."—Publishers Weekly