Publication Date: 10/1/1996
Page Count: 32
Size: 7 ̎ x 8 ̎
Age Range: 4 – 8
Themes: Imagination, Magic, Poetry, Relationships
“You will be Wishing… that there were more pages to this book. Readers take a flight of whimsical fantasy as author Tiller tickles the imagination. Shades of real connect with the surreal in Debrah Santini’s rich illustrations…. Read it with a special youngster and add your own dreams.” ―Richmond Times-Dispatch
“While advertised as a children’s book, Wishing proves insightful, poetic, and entertaining enough for adults as well…. A great read for the child in everyone.” ―Small Press
Award of Overall Excellence ―Southeastern Library Association, 1996
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Meet the Author
Ruth Tiller is the author of several picture books, including Cats Vanish Slowly, Wishing, and Cinnamon, Mint, and Mothballs, which was named an Honor Book recipient for the Marion Vannett Ridgway Memorial Award and featured as a “Flying Start” in Publishers Weekly. She holds a master’s degree in English literature from Georgia State University and lives in California.
Meet the Illustrator
Debrah Santini has illustrated a number of children’s books. She holds an MFA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and is a faculty member of the art department at West Georgia College.