|Author||Emily Winfield Martin|
|Subject||Love to children|
|Publication Date||August 25, 2015|
|Publisher||Random House Books
for Young Readers
|Number of Pages||36|
How would you describe your feelings about an expected and beloved baby? Probably you would mutely cherish your child without saying anything. At least, not every person can describe so tenderly his whole-hearted love to a little person as Emily Winfield Martin did in her poems The Wonderful Things You Will Be. Continue reading in order to overview these bodacious poems, complete with fascinating and adorable illustrations from the author.
Emily is a unique girl, and all her works reflect her talents. In fact, her natural environment among high fir trees in Portland allows her to create lots of outstanding things in the fiction genre such as pictures, poems, and novels. That’s how The Wonderful Things You Will Be appeared.
In addition, the writer loves collecting various vintage pretty things which are based in her small studio. Definitely, all these things are inspiration for this talented person, whose products people adore and want to have.
Plot of the Book
The whole text is a poem which consists of a parent’s words, and the message is an admission of love for a baby. There is a description of parents’ love and eternal care which will be a support for the baby throughout their whole life, whatever this person will be, from barefoot and bold until the all-mighty adult.
It is arranged as a letter to the most important and beloved person in the world. And all of the lines are spotted with tiny and hidden reasons for love.
What can be more precious and adorable than receiving such a present from the parents who gave life to you? Even as an adult, you would also value such a gift realizing how big your parents’ hearts are.
The line which is on the title page clearly states that The Wonderful Things You Will Be is the best choice, and, no doubt, nobody will disagree. The New York Times review is only one from the list of those who highly rated this work. In fact, there are others of the same opinion, including Kircus publisher and Publishing Weekly.
The writer has also won Gelett Burgess Children’s Book awards in 2013 for The Wonderful Things You Will Be and another work, Dream Animals: A Bedtime Journey.
The book was published on August 25, 2015. From that time, there has been no particular sales data announced, hence, it isn’t known how many copies were sold. However, hopefully, the number of sold copies has exceeded 1 million. Since some time later after its release, this copy has won spaces on the most prestigious lists.
The book has its own individuality, thanks to the talents of the author. Emily is not just an ordinary writer, but she’s a poet and an artist who creates adorable illustrations for her poems. All the characters and drawings are made in the same style and manner, and they do not repeat but yet all are colorful and beautiful.
The book size is more convenient for children’s small hands, and the dimensions, by the way, are 9.9 x 0.4 x 10.2 inches. Hence, it is almost square shaped and contains 36 pages. The title page shows a boy who takes off holding a bunch of balloons.
The summary of The Wonderful Things You Will Be, obviously, is a completely positive. It must be on a shelf with other children’s books. This is the cutest present ever for a baby shower. So, don’t doubt yourself and just get it, even the pictures will captivate your attention and you’ll pore over studying and finding the tiniest funny details. Stay with BooKKooks to find other cute products to present.
- Emily Winfield Martin – https://www.emilywinfieldmartin.com/