What Are You Waiting For? (Hardcover)

By Scott Menchin, Matt Phelan (Illustrator)

Roaring Brook Press, 9781626721524, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 16, 2017



What are you waiting for?
Is it quiet?
Does it have wings?
Will I miss it if I blink?

Join a badger and a rabbit in this simple tale about the wonder of anticipation that follows the two friends in search of a surprise. What they find might just surprise you, too.

A Neal Porter Book

About the Author

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 wrote 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.