Why?

Why?

by Laura Vaccaro Seeger

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Overview

For young readers who always want to know why? . . . especially when there isn't an easy answer.

Two-time Caldecott and Geisel Honoree Laura Vaccaro Seeger weaves a simple story about the unfailingly curious Rabbit— and his patient friend Bear, who always answers his questions.

Bear just wants to water his flowers, but Rabbit needs to know: why? Bear is looking forward to a peaceful night of stargazing, but all Rabbit cares about is: why?

As spring passes into summer, and Rabbit continues to wonder why?, detailed, lush watercolor illustrations encourage the reader to figure out the reason for each question. Over and over, Bear gives the best answers he can— until, in the depths of winter, he has no answer to give.

This simple story is a reminder that even when there are no answers for our questions, we can count on trust and love— and sometimes, that's more than enough.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823441730
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 08/13/2019
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 121,278
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.30(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Laura Vaccaro Seeger is the author and illustrator of nearly two dozen acclaimed picture books, including the popular Dog and Bear series, the first of which won the Boston Globe Horn Book Medal. She has been awarded a Caldecott Honor twice, for First the Egg and again for Green, and a Geisel Honor twice, for First the Egg and One Boy. Blue, her companion to Green, has received four starred reviews. She lives in Rockville Center, New York with her husband and two sons. Find her online at http://studiolvs.com/ or on Twitter @lauravseeger

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