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The Wonderful Things You Will Be
This gorgeous slipcased edition of the essential New York Times bestseller is the perfect gift for baby showers, birthdays, graduations, and other new beginnings–including back-to-school, no matter what that looks like! This gorgeous gift edition of Emily Winfield Martin’s modern classic poem will elevate any special occasion! With extra pages designed to be personalized with notes from friends and family, this volume is sure to be treasured and revisited often. From brave and bold to creative and clever, Emily Winfield Martin celebrates all personalities and their potential. With a beautiful gatefold, gorgeous and moving illustrations, and a rhyming text, this is a book that parents will love reading over and over to their kids–both younger and older. It’s a great gift for any occasion with its loving and inspiring message: Then I’ll look at you, And you’ll look at me, And I’ll love you, Whoever you’ve grown up to be.
More books by Emily Winfield Martin
1. Wonderful Seasons
Celebrate the seasons with this original board book by Emily Winfield Martin–perfect for baby showers and fans of the New York Times Bestseller, The Wonderful Things You Will Be! From Springtime fun to cozy Winter, this book captures the adorableness of a diverse cast of babies in the beauty of all four seaons. With simple text and irresistable art, this lighthearted book will bring a smile to parents and the youngest readers alike.
2. Wonderful Babies
Celebrate all kinds of babies with this original board book by Emily Winfield Martin–perfect for baby showers and fans of the New York Times Bestseller, The Wonderful Things You Will Be! From sweet baby to wild baby, from snuggly baby to grumpy baby, this book captures the adorableness of a diverse cast of babies in all their moods. With simple text and irresistable art, this book will capture the hearts of parents and the youngest readers alike.
3. This Is a Gift for You
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the stunning companion to the best-selling and beloved The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this picture book celebrates how we say “I love you” with gifts as heartfelt as a daisy, as magical as a dream, and as comforting as a place to belong. It is a poetic tribute to the simple joys of life and nature, and a reminder that the greatest gift we have is time spent together. The gift of quiet and the gift of loud, your hand in my hand out in a crowd. New York Times bestselling author Emily Winfield Martin joyously and thoughtfully shares the different ways of giving and loving. Like a beautifully wrapped gift, life’s every day moments are precious: in both the little things and the big things, we can all find wonder. From a feather, to a hug, to a sunset, this book captures these gifts within its pages to remind readers how much they are loved, and how incredible this world we share is. A meaningful gift for any occasion or holiday, and a stand-out for birthdays, graduations and other milestones, with its loving and inspiring message: “But this is a gift, here, just you and me.” This Is a Gift for You is perfect for little ones (and those who read to them!) who love The Wonderful Things You Will Be and are looking for more magic, inspiration, and unconditional love from the pen and paintbrush of Emily Winfield Martin.
4. The Imaginaries
Best-selling author/illustrator of The Wonderful Things You Will Be, Emily Winfield Martin, shares her “Imaginaries”: paintings from over the last ten years, captioned with one enigmatic sentence, designed to inspire. From mermaids and giant flowers to magical robes and mysterious characters, this full-color collection of old and new art from Emily Winfield Martin will inspire the artist and writer in you! Each glorious image is given a mysterious or magical one-line caption–the beginning of a story, or maybe the middle–you imagine the rest. The captions are hand-written on vintage scraps of paper, envelopes, postcards and more. Akin to the Chris van Allsburg book The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, The Imaginairies is destined to become a cult classic in its own right. The book is unjacketed with foil and a matte finish on the cover; a treasure to keep and display and pore over for years.
5. Snow & Rose
Give the gift of this stunningly illustrated fairy-tale reimagining from the New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of The Wonderful Things You Will Be this holiday season—sure to be a modern classic! Snow and Rose didn’t know they were in a fairy tale. People never do. . . . Once, they lived in a big house with spectacular gardens and an army of servants. Once, they had a father and mother who loved them more than the sun and moon. But that was before their father disappeared into the woods and their mother disappeared into sorrow. This is the story of two sisters and the enchanted woods that have been waiting for them to break a set of terrible spells. In Snow & Rose, bestselling author-illustrator Emily Winfield Martin retells the traditional but little-known fairy tale “Snow White and Rose Red.” The beautiful full-color illustrations throughout and unusual yet relatable characters will bring readers back to this book again and again. “The deeper meanings of the [story] do emerge, but the pleasure . . . is paramount.” —The New York Times
6. The Wonderful Things You Will Be Growth Chart
Track your child’s growth from ages 1 to 12 with this fold-out chart filled with enchanting art by the New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of The Wonderful Things You Will Be and Dream Animals. Featuring a wide range of Emily Winfield Martin’s gorgeous illustrations, from mythical beasts to whimsical landscapes, this charming and useful growth chart will dazzle in any child’s bedroom. – The eight accordion-fold pages are chock-full of Emily Winfield Martin’s beautiful four-color illustrations. – Sturdy hardcover ends and a spine make this an easily stored memento of your child’s early years. – The elastic closure can be used to hang the chart on the wall to avoid marking up a door frame – Includes years 1-12 stickers for annual measuring and twelve stickers for marking special events.
7. The Wonderful Baby You Are
With enchanting art, lots of guided pages in which to write, and ample room for photos, this is the perfect keepsake for Baby From the moment you get the good news to the first birthday, there’s a place to record thoughts, feelings, guests, and important milestones. Showcasing the enchanting illustrations of Emily Winfield Martin, the bestselling author of The Wonderful Things You Will Be, this baby book preserves little and monumental milestones alike. Includes: – Three bound-in envelopes and a folder in the back, perfect for mementos and cards – A silk grosgrain ribbon tie, which keeps your treasures in the book – A gatefold family tree to fill in – Pages to record Baby’s monthly progress for the first year – Twelve monthly milestone sticker badges – And much more
8. Dream World
The New York Times called the illustrations in Emily Winfield Martin’s Dream Animals “so nursery-worthy you may be tempted to snip a few out and frame them.” Now you don’t have to This stunning collection includes twenty prints featuring the whimsical animals, children, landscapes, and mythical beasts of Emily Winfield Martin’s beloved children’s books The Wonderful Things You Will Be, Dream Animals, and Day Dreamers. – Sturdy keepsake box has glints of gold foil. – Art is printed on heavy card stock that can be framed (standard 8″ x 10″ size) or go right on the wall as is. – Ideal for birthdays, holidays, new parents, and grandparents, this is a gift that will make any child’s room more magical.
9. The Littlest Family’s Big Day
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wonderful Things You Will Be, meet Emily Winfield Martin’s little forest family and the adventures they have on one very big day. Who is only under 5 inches tall and has just moved to the woods? The cutest and littlest bear family you have ever seen–and their adopted teeny tiny fox tot! What happens when they venture out to explore their new world…? With an easy-to-read story and the careful brushstrokes of Emily Winfield Martin’s illustrations, The Littlest Family’s Big Day captures the mystery and magic of the woods. Inspired by classic children’s books such as The Littlest Fur Family and Dream Animals, this is a radiant treasure to be cherished for generations.
10. Snow and Rose
Snow and Rose search the forest for their missing father and discover there is a sinister magic at work in the woods.
11. Emily Winfield Martin’s Dreamers Board Boxed Set
Find your dreams in this beautiful boxed set of board books from the New York Times bestselling author of The Wonderful Things You Will Be. Ideal for bedtime and daytime reading, the books in this irresistible Emily Winfield Martin boxed set–Dream Animals and Day Dreamers–celebrate the imaginations of children who dream. Dream Animals convinces children to close their eyes and discover who their dream animal might be–and what dream it might take them to. Day Dreamers shows readers that letting their imaginations run free will lead them into fantastical day dreams. With whimsical rhymes and gorgeous illustration, this boxed set is perfect for baby shower gifts and for discovering all kinds of dreams!
12. The Wonderful Things You Will Be: Read & Listen Edition
From Emily Winfield Martin, author/illustrator of Dream Animals, comes a new book that celebrates the dreams, acceptance, and love that parents have for their children . . . now and forever! From brave and bold to creative and clever, the rhythmic rhyme expresses all the loving things that parents think of when they look at their children. With beautiful, and sometimes humorous, illustrations, this is a book grown-ups will love reading over and over to kids—both young and old. A great gift for any occasion, but a special stand-out for baby showers, birthdays, and graduation. The Wonderful Things You Will Be has a loving and truthful message that will endure for lifetimes. This Read & Listen edition contains audio narration.
13. Day Dreamers
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Wonderful Things You Will Be comes this companion to Dream Animals — a celebration of the imagination of children dreaming both day and night! Emily Winfield Martin shows readers that letting their imaginations run free will lead them into fantastical day dreams. Whether cloud-gazing or wandering through a museum, reading a book or playing in a tide-pool, the children in this picture book find themselves in places inhabited by magical creatures such as dragons, unicorns, griffins, and jackalopes. A whimsical rhyme accompanies the dream-worthy illustrations.
14. Oddfellow’s Orphanage
New York Times bestselling author Emily Winfield Martin brings a strange and wonderful place to life with her unique style of both art and writing. What do an onion-headed boy, a child-sized hedgehog, and a tattooed girl have in common? They are all orphans at Oddfellow’s Orphanage! This unusual and charming chapter book tells an episodic story that follows a new orphan, Delia, as she discovers the delights of her new home. From classes in Cryptozoology and Fairy Tale Studies to trips to the circus, from Annual Hair Cutting Day to a sea monster-sighting field trip, things at Oddfellows are anything but ordinary . . . except when it comes to friendships. And in that, Oddfellows is like any other school where children discover what they mean to each other while learning how big the world really is.
15. Dream Animals: Read & Listen Edition
Ideal for bed time reading, this book will appeal to parents and children who love Grandfather Twilight and On the Night That You Were Born. Author, illustrator, and creator of The Black Apple Etsy shop, Emily Martin convinces children to close their eyes and discover who their dream animal might be—and what dream it might take them to. With a perfect nighttime rhyme and gorgeous illustrations, this book is irresistible. This Read & Listen edition contains audio narration.
Last updated on Sunday, July 2, 2023