Waiting for Sophie

bySarah EllisIllustratorCarmen Mok

April 3, 2017|
Waiting for Sophie by Sarah Ellis
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Waiting for a new baby is hard, and waiting for her to grow up into a playmate is even harder. Luckily Liam''s Nana is just downstairs and always ready to help. When the two of them build a Get-Older-Faster Machine, Liam is surprised to find it''s not Sophie who does the most growing up.

Waiting is hard. Liam waited through half of kindergarten for his baby sister to be born. Then, when little Sophie finally comes home, he discovers she won''t be ready to play with him for a long, long time. As the months pass, everyone says that Liam is Sophie''s favourite. He is the best at making her laugh and burp, but laughing and burping are not enough for Liam. With the help of Nana-Downstairs, he designs and builds a Get Older Faster Machine. It doesn''t seem to work on Sophie, but maybe Sophie is not the only one doing some growing up.

In Waiting for Sophie, multi-award-winning author Sarah Ellis, known for her winsome way with words, introduces a warm, funny, down-to-earth family gracefully navigating a time of change together. Illustrator Carmen Mok renders them sweetly in approachable color illustrations.

Appealingly packaged in a hardcover book with a reinforced binding, Liam''s trials, mishaps, and triumphs will speak to young readers who are making the transition to chapter books.

Sarah Ellis has written more than twenty novels and picture books for young readers. Her many honors include the Governor General''s Award, the Mr. Christie Book Award, the Sheila A. Egoff Children''s Book Prize, and the prestigious Vicky Metcalf Award for a body of work. Written from her insightful memories of her own childhood and ke...
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Title:Waiting for Sophie
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:48 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.5 in
Published:April 3, 2017
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781772780208

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