On a Journey by Guido Van Genechten


On a Journey by Guido Van Genechten

A heartwarming picture book about traveling together, sharing new experiences, and letting yourself be amazed by the world around you. For ages 4 and up.


A pair of friends circle the globe in this picture book tribute to the transformative effect of leaving home...a worthwhile...message about enjoying life's journey. - SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL A charming, imaginative story about the adventures to be had in life, On a Journey makes clear that new experiences are filled with wonder, fun, and allow us to see the world and life with an expanded, fresh perspective. - Kendal Rautzhan, BOOKS TO BORROW, BOOKS TO BUY, nationally syndicated review feature PRAISE FOR BOOKS BY GUIDO VAN GENECHTEN: A quirky counting book that's mostly distinguished by van Genechten's entertaining crew of strong men, acrobats, and jugglers. -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY on CIRCUS 123 Even the very young will understand that there were none to begin with, a notion that may banish at least some nighttime anxiety--and provide bedtime giggles as well. - Publishers Weekly on NO GHOST UNDER MY BED Told mostly through dialogue between parent and child, this picture book starring two charming penguins dispels bedtime fears by replacing them with belief in a father's love. - School Library Journal on NO GHOST UNDER MY BED A universal story about nighttime fears of wild things and the loving reassurance that soothes them. - Booklist on NO GHOST UNDER MY BED The abundance of sounds and repetition of key phrases makes it great for reading aloud. - Kirkus Reviews on NO GHOST UNDER MY BED NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: Every Hero Has a Story Summer Reading List - SUPER LADYBUG TO THE RESCUE Hooverville OH Summer Reading List - SUPER LADYBUG TO THE RESCUE A Perfect Picture Book - Charlotte (NC) Parent on NO GHOST UNDER MY BED A little ghost unapologetically makes the most of being different...Different never looked so appealing. - Kirkus Reviews on GILBERT THE GHOST Children will relate to the need for encouragement when braving the world of potential playmates... for libraries wanting winter friendship books to add to the typical lovey-dovey Valentine's Day fare. --School Library Journal on BECAUSE YOU ARE MY FRIEND In the dark of night, each bird plays its unique tune, and then they collaborate...Simple and sweet. - Kirkus Reviews on THE BIG WOODS ORCHESTRA Little ones ages 4 and older will relate to this charming tale of Little Snowman Stan, who is told he's not allowed to move, run and play; to basically stand still and be seen, not heard. Across the cool, illustrated pages, Stan finds his freedom at last. A grand adventure! - Nashville Parent on LITTLE SNOWMAN STAN

About the Author

One of the most popular children's book artists in his native Belgium, Guido van Genechten is the award-winning illustrator of a number of books for young readers, including Potty Time, Flop-ear, and Too Loud! Mr. van Genechten lives in Belgium.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

31st March 2016



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