Make family reading a regular and cherished activity with We’re All Wonders and READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER, a nationwide movement developed by Penguin Random House in partnership with Parents magazine. Over 8 million people have fallen in love with the unforgettable bestseller Wonder.Now parents and educators can introduce the importance of choosing kind to younger readers with this gorgeous picture book, featuring an original adventure with Auggie Pullman—an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face—and his beloved dog, Daisy.
Countless fans have asked R. J. Palacio to write a book for younger readers. With We’re All Wonders, she makes her picture-book debut as both author and artist, with a spare, powerful text and striking, richly imagined illustrations. Palacio shows readers what it’s like to live in Auggie’s world—a world in which he feels like any other kid but is not always seen that way.
We’re All Wonders may be Auggie’s story, but it taps into every child’s longing to belong, and to be seen for who they truly are. It’s the perfect way for families and educators to talk about empathy and kindness with young children.
Don’t miss READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER throughout July and be sure to celebrate the importance, and power, of the shared reading experience between an adult and a child. Picture books in the READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER program are available at a low price for a limited time so that families everywhere can make the most of storytime. Other titles include: • Horton Hears a Who (Dr. Seuss) • Llama Llama Misses Mama (Anna Dewdney) • Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (Richard Scarry) • The Little Engine That Could (Watty Piper) • The Very Busy Spider (Eric Carle)
R. J. PALACIO lives in NYC with her husband, two sons, and two dogs. For more than twenty years, she was an art director and graphic designer, designing book jackets for other people while waiting for the perfect time in… More about R. J. Palacio
A New York Times Bestseller and Goodreads Choice Award Best Picture Book
“Younger children need to hear Palacio’s important message.” —Publishers Weekly
“Employing colorful, digitally rendered art, this edition pulls the heartwarming spirit from Wonder.” –Kirkus Reviews
Praise for WONDER: A #1 New York Times Bestseller A USA Today Top 100 Bestseller An Indie Bestseller A Time Magazine 100 Best Young Adult Books of All Time Selection A Washington Post Best Kids’ Book A New York Times Book Review Notable Book An NPR Outstanding Backseat Book Club Pick An Entertainment Weekly 10 Great Kids’ Books Selection
“A beautiful, funny and sometimes sob-making story of quiet transformation.” —The Wall Street Journal
“A crackling page-turner filled with characters you can’t help but root for.” —Entertainment Weekly
“Rich and memorable.” —The New York Times Book Review