Almost Time

byGary D. Schmidt, Elizabeth StickneyIllustratorG. Brian Karas

December 20, 2019|
Almost Time by Gary D. Schmidt
Picture Books
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A tender father-and-son story about the passage of time, the change of seasons, and the excitement of reaching a goal.

Eager for maple syrup, Ethan can''t wait till sugaring time rolls around. And he can''t wait till his loose tooth falls out. But his father keeps telling him it''s not time yet, and no matter how hard he tries, he can''t make time pass more quickly. The closeness of father and son is evident throughout as they wait and then celebrate the end of waiting. The brief, lyrical text is illuminated by G. Brian Karas''s beautifully composed, evocative illustrations.
Gary D. Schmidt is the best-selling author of many books for young readers, including the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy and the Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars . He is a professor of English at Calvin University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. G. Brian Karas is the award-winning author ...
Title:Almost Time
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8.65 X 11.11 X 0.36 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8.65 X 11.11 X 0.36 in
Published:December 20, 2019
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780544785816

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