The Word Collector by Peter H ReynoldsThe Word Collector by Peter H Reynolds

The Word Collector

byPeter H ReynoldsIllustratorPeter H Reynolds

Hardcover | January 30, 2018

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Some people collect stamps.
Some people collect coins.
Some people collect art.
And Jerome?
Jerome collected words . . .

In this extraordinary new tale from Peter H. Reynolds, Jerome discovers the magic of the words all around him - short and sweet words, two-syllable treats, and multisyllable words that sound like little songs. Words that connect, transform, and empower.

From the creator of The Dot and Happy Dreamer comes a celebration of finding your own words - and the impact you can have when you share them with the world.
Peter is a New York Times bestselling children's book author and illustrator of many books for children, including the Judy Moody series, written by Meghan McDonald, The Dot, Ish, Sky Color, and Allison McGhee's Someday, selling more than 20 million books in over 25 languages around the globe. In 1996, he founded FableVision with his b...
Title:The Word CollectorFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:40 pages, 9.35 × 8.56 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:9.35 × 8.56 × 0.4 inPublished:January 30, 2018Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545865026

ISBN - 13:9780545865029

Appropriate for ages: 4


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutelu LOVE it! We got this as a gift for our 5 year old daughter and It has quickly become a favourite read in our house. Its even great for my 2 year old as it introduces him to so many new words. We buy this for gifts now!
Date published: 2018-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book! read this book to my class and everyone loved it! My kids began collecting words right away
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Book! Read it to my class and was so wonderfully received, they requested it the next day at story time! A very popular author at our school!
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great wonderful book for discussing vocabulary and expanding vocabulary.
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from lovely This is a lovely book. It's sweet and gentle, reminding you that words can be beautiful and so is sharing them with others.
Date published: 2018-02-27

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Happy Dreamer:"The message of acceptance and patience comes through clearly, and the exhortation to 'carve your own path' and 'show the world who you are' will be appreciated by anyone who has ever felt misunderstood." - Booklist"Celebrates individuality, self-expression, and the joys of being a dreamer . . . a liberating validation of dreaming as restorative, comforting, and powerful, while giving kids full license to be themselves." - Publishers Weekly"A sweet gift to praise spirited individuality, this choice encourages readers to dream big. Let those sparkles fly!" - KirkusPraise for The Dot:* "Simplicity itself, like the dot in the title, this small book carries a big message." - Booklist, starred review* "In this engaging, inspiring tale, Reynolds (illustrator of the Judy Moody series) demonstrates the power of a little encouragement. . . . Reynolds pulls off exactly what his young heroine does, creating an impressive work from deceptively simple beginnings." - Publishers Weekly, starred review* "With art that seems perfectly suited to the mood and the message of the text, Reynolds inspires with a gentle and generous mantra: 'Just make a mark.'" - School Library Journal, starred review" . . . it may speak to formerly artistic young readers who are selling their own abilities short." - KirkusPraise for Ish:*"Ish. . .encourages readers to see the world anew." - School Library Journal, starred review