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With new life comes infinite possibility, and as a gorilla family delights in their young child, they dream of everything their baby will encounter and who he will become. A companion to Matthew Cordell's stunning Wish, this picturebook picks up with a new animal family celebrating their little one as they imagine what the future holds. Praise for Wish "This deceptively simple picture book packs an emotional wallop. . . . Readers of all ages will appreciate the combined messages of affirmation, hope, and reassurance. " -BOOKLIST "Cordell's . . . intensely personal account of parents awaiting the arrival of a child bubbles over with anticipatory joy. " -Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Matthew Cordell

Matthew Cordell is the illustrator of many acclaimed books for children including Special Delivery, a Washington Post best picture book of 2015. He is the author and illustrator of Trouble Gum, Another Brother, Wish, and Hello! Hello!, a New York Times Notable picture book. Matthew lives in the suburbs of Chicago with his wife, author Julie Halpern, and their two children. Visit him online at www.matthewcordell.com.

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