You Wonder All the Time (Hardcover)

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Description


This affirming book celebrates curiosity and the thought-provoking questions children ask.

“Where do colors go at night, and why do shadows creep?” You Wonder All the Time celebrates curiosity and the thought-provoking questions children ask and supports them as they continue to learn. “Will you stay curious as you grow? It’s a brilliant part of you!”
 
Asking questions is an important part of learning that helps children grow and understand the world. Inspired by and containing questions from real kids, You Wonder All the Time explores and affirms all the questions children ask. The book features a series of engaging, playful, and curious what, when, where, why, and how questions from the child to the adult. “What if we rode a T-Rex and shook the forest floor?”
 
Its charming rhyme and heartwarming message that children’s many questions are welcomed and their wondering is loved make the book perfect for storytime, home, and the preschool classroom.

All the Time Series
Written from the perspective of an adult speaking to a child, these rhyming books help young children know that they are deserving of love through life's ups and downs and show them all the ways they’re supported as they continue to grow and learn.
 

About the Author


Deborah Farmer Kris is a child development expert and parent educator. She serves as a columnist and consultant for PBS KIDS, and she writes for NPR’s MindShift and other national publications. Over the course of her career, Deborah has taught almost every grade K–12, served as a school administrator, directed leadership institutes, and presented to hundreds of parents and educators around the United States. Deborah and her husband live in Massachusetts with their two kids—who love to test every theory she’s ever had about child development. Mostly, she loves sharing nuggets of practical wisdom that can help kids and families thrive.

Jennifer Zivoin has illustrated more than forty children’s books, and her art has appeared in children’s magazines, including High Five and Clubhouse Jr. She illustrated the New York Times and #1 Indiebound best seller Something Happened in Our Town. The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis, the world’s largest children’s museum, featured her art in a special Pirates and Princesses exhibit. Jennifer provided artwork for celebrity picture books, including those by James Patterson and Guns N’ Roses. Recently, Jennifer made her debut as an author with her book Pooka & Bunni. Jennifer lives in Indiana with her husband, daughters, and pet chinchillas.

Praise For…


“A charming ode to curiosity. This sweet and celebratory rhyming story underscores the value of inquisitiveness.”
— School Library Journal

“Highly recommended.”
— Children’s Bookwatch

“The questions in this book are priceless, and the illustrations bring wonder to life.”
— Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question

“Ups and downs, highs and lows—they’re par for the course as children learn and grow. Deborah Farmer Kris’s gentle, caring books assure them of adults’ love and support—all the time. A must-have series for the young children in your life.”
— Dr. Michele Borba, educational psychologist, parenting and bullying-prevention expert, and author of End Peer Cruelty, Build Empathy; Thrivers; and Unselfie

“The four beautiful books in this series are gentle guides for parents and children that teach valuing all the things that make individuals special.”
— Asheville Citizen-Times
Product Details
ISBN: 9781631986987
ISBN-10: 1631986988
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: July 26th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: All the Time