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The Hello, Goodbye Window

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 157 Ratings and 157 Reviews

Book Description
This is a love song devoted to that special relationship between grandparents and grandchild. The kitchen window at Nanna and Poppy's house is, for one little girl, a magic gateway. Everything important happens near it, through it, or beyond it. Told in her voice, her story is both a voyage of discovery and a celebration of the commonplace wonders that define childhood, expressed as a joyful fusio... More
Book Information
PublisherMichael Di Capua Books
BindingHardcover (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date05/01/2005
The Creators
About Norton Juster (Author) : Norton Juster is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Norton Juster is The Phantom Tollbooth (Collins Modern Classics).
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About Chris Raschka (Illustrator) : Chris Raschka is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Chris Raschka include Knowing God Intimately: Being as Close to Him as You Want t... more
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4/2/2020 Nomi kareem said:
This is a love song devoted to that special relationship between parents and grandparents. Nanna's kitchen window and Poppy's house are, for a little girl, a magic door. Just look... more

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5/17/2010 Kylie Haulk said: The illustrations in this are awesome!
tags: I recommend, love the art

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4/4/2009 Karen Lemmons said: A young girl visits her grandparents. The same window that welcomes her also says goodbye. In between that time, the young girl and the grandparents enjoy each other's company. Chris bright illustrations really support the "sunny" and happy experiences of this family.
tags: Norton Juster, Chris Raschka, Grandparents

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3/31/2009 Tracy O'Daniel

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1/29/2009 Shannon Griffis said:
My first favorite picture book pick is The Hello, Goodbye Window By Norton Juster. Not only do I love love love the illustrations in this book, but I love love love the story! It is amazing the things that children find magical. Something as simple as a kitchen window becomes the highlight of her st... more

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2/6/2008 Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt said: warm, fuzzy book that looks at the world as a place of possibilities
tags: Inspired me, I read

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