The Chair by the Side of the Road

byAdrian HawaleshkaIllustratorNatasha Boone

August 25, 2014|
The Chair by the Side of the Road by Adrian Hawaleshka
Earn 99 plum® points
1% of net proceeds from this book helps children in high-needs communities through the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
Buy Online
Ship to an address
Free shipping on orders over $35
Pick up in store
To see if pickup is available,
Find In Store
Not sold in stores
Prices and offers may vary in store


Outside the village, a HUMONGOUS empty chair sat at the side of the road. The villagers tell stories of a nice little boy, Luka, the son of the grocer, who became a giant. Every year he grew twice as big as the year before and the villagers, who were only two feet tall, worried that he would destroy their village. They built a house in the woods and a big chair for him where he could sit by the road and do no damage. Luka was miserable sitting by himself but one day a big dog came along and changed everything!

This is a story of how it feels to be on the outside looking in... about the frustration that comes when you feel ''different''... and how the love of family can give you strength.

Luka shows us that family can come in many forms... even in the shape of a humongous dog!...
About the AuthorA life-long Manitoban, Adrian has been writing for as long as he can remember. The inspiration for this children''s book came from playing with his nephew Maksym. There is a large chair by the side of a highway in Manitoba that had been placed there as a part of an engineering project at the University of Manitoba. When...
Title:The Chair by the Side of the Road
Product dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.1 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.1 in
Published:August 25, 2014
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781460243145

Recently Viewed