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published: March 2010
ISBN:9780888999887

What Do You Want?

by Lars Klinting, translated by Maria Lundin

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published: March 2010
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Description

Every now and then a perfect baby book appears. What Do You Want? is just such a book, with its simple text and beautiful illustrations by Sweden's renowned author and illustrator Lars Klinting. We turn from page to page wondering what will come next, each time finding an answer that is a tiny bit unexpected, but also very satisfying. Babies will love this book with its familiar images and little surprises.

Delightful in its simplicity, Klinting's classic style shines in this timeless publication, reminiscent of the Golden Age of the picture book.

About the Authors
Lars Klinting trained as a carpenter in Sweden before becoming an illustrator. He was also the beloved author and illustrator of the "Beaver" books, which have been translated into eighteen languages and have won numerous awards.
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Maria Lundin has translated several books from Swedish to English. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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Contributor Notes

Lars Klinting trained as a carpenter in Sweden before becoming an illustrator. He was also the beloved author and illustrator of the "Beaver" books, which have been translated into eighteen languages and have won numerous awards.Maria Lundin has translated several books from Swedish to English. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
0 to 3
Grade:
p to 17
Reading age:
0 to 3
Awards
  • Commended, Bank Street College Children's Library Best Children's Books of the Year
  • Winner, Child Magazine Best Children's Book Award
Editorial Reviews

This diminutive book is mesmerizing in its calm simplicity...A little bit of sweet magic is at work here.

— School Library Journal

...this quietly entertaining book is just right for bedtime.

— Horn Book

A good home purchase, What Do You Want? should also be in all libraries serving the preschool crowd and their parents.

— CM Magazine

...a perfect introduction to the drama of the turning page.

— Canadian Family

It couldn't be simpler or more compelling or more sparkling, this pairing of opposites.

— Globe and Mail

Little children and their grownups will have a wonderful time sharing this special little book with its pretty illustrations and its interactive text.

— Through the Looking Glass Children's Book Review

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