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If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki VanSickle

If I Had a Gryphon

If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki VanSickle
Feb 09, 2016 | 32 Pages
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  • Hardcover $16.99

    Feb 09, 2016 | 32 Pages | 3-7 years

  • Ebook $9.99

    Feb 09, 2016 | 32 Pages | 3-7 years

  • Board Book $9.99

    Oct 02, 2018 | 30 Pages | Baby-3

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One of Book Riot‘s 50 Must-Read Fantasy Books for Kids, 2018
One of Book Riot‘s 38 Children’s Book Gift Ideas for Clueless Grown-Ups, 2018

PRAISE FOR If I Had a Gryphon:

“Just right after all. VanSickle delivers lean, bouncy verse and an impressive array of offbeat creatures, while Atkinson’s illustrations are bold and hint at dynamic motion.” —Kirkus Reviews

“VanSickle’s rhymes are unflaggingly exuberant as the girl puts up with noisy harpies, biting chupacabras, and mischievous fairies, and Atkinson fills the pages with visual comedy.” —Publishers Weekly

“[T]he whimsical, rhyming story of a girl’s desire for the perfect pet is a fun and fabulous examination of being careful what you wish for and happy with what you have.” —Quill & Quire

“The illustrations are full of texture, colour, action, and emotion, capturing both the silliness of the story as well as the striking beauty of the creatures being described. A perfect match for the fantastical and fun tale being told … The humorous storyline, the strong rhyming scheme, and the bold illustrations by Cale Atkinson make If I Had a Gryphon a marvellous addition to the picture book genre. Sure to be a favourite among fantasy fans and those contemplating what their perfect pet might be—mythical or otherwise!” —CM Magazine


Blue Spruce Award NOMINEE 2016

Chocolate Lily Award NOMINEE 2017

Rainforest of Reading Award NOMINEE 2016

New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing SELECTION 2016

Shining Willow Award FINALIST 2017

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