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Wonder: Illustrated Edition

Wonder: Illustrated Edition

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A beautiful, color illustrated edition of the #1 New York Times bestseller, Wonder, with a new afterword from the author. Experience the extraordinary story that inspired the Choose Kind movement, like never before.

August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid--but his new classmates can't get past Auggie's extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and a blockbuster hit, begins from Auggie's point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community's struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance.

This beautiful, color illustrated edition includes over twenty-five pieces of original art from Tad Carpenter, the artist behind the original cover. It also includes an essay from R.J. Palacio reflecting on ten years of Wonder and an introduction by Dina Zuckerberg, director of family programs at myFace, a non-profit dedicated to supporting the craniofacial difference community. Experience this extraordinary story like never before.

Author: R. J. Palacio
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Published: 02/15/2022
Pages: 368
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.40lbs
Size: 9.33h x 6.32w x 1.24d
ISBN: 9780593378175
Audience: Ages 9-12

About the Author
R. J. Palacio lives in New York City with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer. She is the New York Times bestselling author of Wonder, 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts, Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, and We're All Wonders. Learn more about her at rjpalacio.com or on Twitter at @RJPalacio.

Tad Carpenter is a designer, illustrator, writer, and educator. He illustrated the iconic cover of Wonder. Tad co-runs the design and branding studio Carpenter Collective with his wife and partner Jessica Carpenter, where they have worked with clients ranging from Target, Coca-Cola, Macy's, Adobe, Nick Jr. and Hallmark Cards to name a few. Tad has written and illustrated over a dozen books intended for people of all ages.
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