Waiting by Kevin HenkesWaiting by Kevin Henkes


byKevin HenkesIllustratorKevin Henkes

Paperback | July 12, 2016

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Look at the owl and the pig and the bear and the puppy and the rabbit.

What do you think they’re waiting for? Something wonderful? A visitor? A surprise? Maybe they’re waiting for you!

Kevin Henkes was born in Racine, Wis. in 1960 and graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. One of four children in his family, Henkes grew up with aspirations of being an artist. As a junior in high school, one of Henkes's teachers awakened his interest in writing. Falling in love with both writing and drawing, Henkes rea...
Title:WaitingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 11.5 × 9 × 0.12 inPublished:July 12, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062652346

ISBN - 13:9780062652348


Rated 4 out of 5 by from gentle story Soft pastel illustrations are delightful. The story is a gentle tale about toys and what they're waiting for.
Date published: 2017-03-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice! Simple but cute, good for small kids.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from a sweet story This is an adorable picture book, such a sweet story. All the little toys are lined up on the windowsill, each waiting for something different.
Date published: 2017-02-09

Editorial Reviews

“The soft tones and clean compositions of the attractive pictures…complement the simple text…Use this to bring a little peace and tranquility to a busy day or to an active storytime audience.”