I Will Make Miracles

I Will Make Miracles Children everywhere know that our world needs fixing but it is the rare author who can put herself in children s shoes and capture their complicated feelings in words Susie Morgenstern has a gift fo

  • Title: I Will Make Miracles
  • Author: Susie Morgenstern Jiang Hong Chen
  • ISBN: 9781599901893
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Hardcover
  • I Will Make Miracles

    Children everywhere know that our world needs fixing, but it is the rare author who can put herself in children s shoes, and capture their complicated feelings in words Susie Morgenstern has a gift for taking serious subjects and making sure they re clever, touching, and never too heavy In this striking new picture book, she tackles the penetrating question Who is takingChildren everywhere know that our world needs fixing, but it is the rare author who can put herself in children s shoes, and capture their complicated feelings in words Susie Morgenstern has a gift for taking serious subjects and making sure they re clever, touching, and never too heavy In this striking new picture book, she tackles the penetrating question Who is taking care of our world When a little boy is asked What do you want to do when you grow up he dreams of improving the world in wonderful ways but realizes in the end that even the biggest dreams need to start small Evocative art, hauntingly reminiscent of Maurice Sendak s classic In the Night Kitchen, illuminates the simple but inspiring story.

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    I Will Make Miracles

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    1. Lillian Collier

      This is a beautiful picture book which is appropriate for any age of children, adults, students or teachers The book is larger than usual which adds to the impact of the bold and vivd watercolor style illustrations actually Chinese ink on rice paper The child in the paintings is not Caucasian, but has a vaguely multi cultural appearance which may allow people to relate to him The narrator speaks of his dreams for the future, for the world, what he wants to be when he grows up This may be a grea [...]

    2. Anna

      I will make miracles Susie Morgenstern Genre fictionFormat picture bookPlot Summary A little boy describes the things he would most like to do when he grows up, which includes improving the world in wonderful ways, in an inspiring picture book that features beautiful artwork reminiscent of Maurice Sendak.Considerations noneReview Citation School Library Journal, vol 54, issue 4 The illustrations in this generously oversize book are almost all spreads and executed in Chinese ink on rice paper The [...]

    3. Winta

      The little boy is asked a question that all kids are asked What do you want to be when you grow up He answers the question, and then admits he doesn t know He pictures being many things healing the sick with vanilla milk shake, feeding hungry people by making large bread, and much, much These are all funny things young kids say, and many older kids want to be something that can help others.In the end, he realizes that if he wants to make a difference, he must first learn to read and write This [...]

    4. Rebecca

      I reserved this after reading Kate s review, and WHOA, it is big I really like the loose, gestural ink drawings As someone who is prone to perfectionism and over drawing aka over thinking , I really admire this style and how expressive it is The text and drawings both would be great discussion starters Good for older readers as well.

    5. Carol Royce Owen

      I enjoyed the message of this book, and the illustrations, although I agree with some earlier posts that some were a little dark I did find the book took practice, though, to read aloud Written in rhyme, some of the lines were a little awkward and I found I needed to practice them to get them to work rhythmically LOVED the ending, although it was somewhat abrupt.

    6. Kelly

      Every word and every artistic piece throughout this book just melts my heart from its creativity Absolutely love it

    7. Stephanie

      I like the idea I really like the paper and the bigness of the book, but it is a little dark except the ending which is good

    8. Tara

      if you d want a child to love to read and write, start them young with this book great imagination, beautiful illustrations and such motivations.

    9. Kate Hastings

      A boy shares what he would to to make the world a better place but first he has to learn to read and write I like the message The art is very abstract and dark A good conversation starter.

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