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I Wish I Were a . . .

Skyhorse Publishing

$14.41
$16.95

  • Grades: Preschool, Kindergarten
  • Subjects: All
  • Product Type: Book
  • Shipping Time: Products from this seller ship within 4-5 days

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Product Description

Follow the gaze of one meerkat who doesn't realize how special his talent truly is.

The ever perceptive meerkat examines his surroundings at the zoo. To the left of him, he finds the burliest bear of them all. To the right of him, the meerkat observes a hilarious monkey gracefully swinging from rope to rope; and straight ahead is by far the most powerful lion of all the land! If only this meerkat could be just like them!

But when a sudden dark shadow creepily emerges over the zoo, the meerkat is the first to alert his fellow companions of the impending danger. Almost immediately after, the animals look up to him for his special skill. From afar, the bear admires his speed. The monkey aspires to have his vigilant eye. And as for the lion, he only wishes he could have the meerkat's swift decision-making skills.

Stefanie Jeschke's quirky illustrations compliment Werner Holzwarth's important theme of recognizing one's individual talents. Parents and children of all ages will certainly be entertained by this humorous tale and silly meerkat!

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    What a lovely book!
    May 30, 2016

    What a lovely and important book!
    This book has an excellent message for everyone - not just children. Plus, it contains wonderful artwork.

    mary - Super-hero

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Skyhorse Publishing
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Sky Pony Press is a publisher of quality and commercial children’s and teen books for readers ages 0-16. Our eclectic list, started in fall 2011, includes picture books, fiction, educational books, novelty books, midgrade and cherished classics. Sky Pony Press titles have received numerous awards, including the 2016 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal and 2013 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Silver Medal.   To learn more about the team, our books and authors, and to stay apprised of our recent activity, visit our blog at skyponypressblog.com!

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