Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream For Me

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Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream For Me

by Daniel Beaty
Contribution by Bryan Collier

Little, Brown Books for Young Readers | December 17, 2013 | Hardcover |

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Every morning, I play a game with my father.
He goes knock knock on my door
and I pretend to be asleep
till he gets right next to the bed.
And my papa, he tells me, "I love you."

But what happens when, one day, that "knock knock" doesn''t come? This powerful and inspiring book shows the love that an absent parent can leave behind, and the strength that children find in themselves as they grow up and follow their dreams.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 Pages, 8.66 × 11.02 × 0.39 in

Published: December 17, 2013

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316209171

ISBN - 13: 9780316209175

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Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream For Me

Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream For Me

by Daniel Beaty
Contribution by Bryan Collier

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 40 Pages, 8.66 × 11.02 × 0.39 in

Published: December 17, 2013

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0316209171

ISBN - 13: 9780316209175

From the Publisher

Every morning, I play a game with my father.
He goes knock knock on my door
and I pretend to be asleep
till he gets right next to the bed.
And my papa, he tells me, "I love you."

But what happens when, one day, that "knock knock" doesn''t come? This powerful and inspiring book shows the love that an absent parent can leave behind, and the strength that children find in themselves as they grow up and follow their dreams.

About the Author

Daniel Beaty is an award winning writer, performer, educator, and empowerment expert. His works have been shared throughout the U.S., Europe, and Africa in the area''s of children''s and adult literature, music, theater, film, and television. He has performed at The White House and has graced the stage of The Kennedy Center, as well as HBO and BET. His website is www.danielbeaty.com.

Bryan Collier has illustrated more than twenty-five picture books, including the award-winning Dave the Potter and Fifty Cents and a Dream, and has received numerous accolades, including three Caldecott Honors and four Coretta Scott King Awards. He lives with his wife and children in Marlboro, New York. His website is www.bryancollier.com.

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"Challenging but ultimately uplifting, Knock Knock is a thoughtful meditation on grappling with the sometimes uneasy legacy passed down to us by our parents."-The Huffington Post
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