Wait (Hardcover)

By Antoinette Portis

Roaring Brook Press, 9781596439214, 32pp.

Publication Date: July 14, 2015



As a boy and his mother move quickly through the city, they're drawn to different things. The boy sees a dog, a butterfly, and a hungry duck while his mother rushes them toward the departing train. It's push and pull, but in the end, they both find something to stop for.

Acclaimed author/illustrator Antoinette Portis' signature style conveys feelings of warmth, curiosity, humor and tenderness in this simple, evocative story.

A Neal Porter Book.

About the Author

Antoinette Portis is the author of many inventive books for children, including Not a Box, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book and a Geisel Honor Book, and Froodle, which she published with Roaring Brook Press. She is also the recipient of a Sendak Fellowship. Wait is her second book for Roaring Brook Press. Ms. Portis lives in Southern California.