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If Only... / Mies Van Hout ; translated by David Colmer.

Hout, Mies van, (author.). Colmer, David 1960- (translator.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler E VAN (Text) 34044001042686 Picture Books Available -
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver JE VAN HOUT (Text) 34304001000748 Juvenile - Picture Books Checked out 06/24/2021
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle JE HOUT (Text) 39231033790169 Children's New Materials Collection Reshelving -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library JE VAN HOUT (Text) 39206021706112 J Picture Book - Animals Checked out 07/06/2021
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library ER VAN (Text) 70621000450531 Children - Easy Reader Reshelving -
Whiting PL - Whiting ++FIC VAN (Text) 51735012114186 Children's department Checked out 07/12/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781772781960 
  • ISBN: 1772781967 
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged): color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First North American edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Pajama Press, [2021]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Was ik maar...
Summary, etc.:
"In a cyclical story, a child wishes to fly like a butterfly, who wishes for privacy like a stick insect's,  who wishes to swim like a whirligig beetle. Each garden creature expresses a desire to be like someone else, ending with the dragonfly who wishes to be like a child who can run, jump, laugh, play, count, build, and more."-- Provided by the publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the Dutch.
Subject: Wishes > Juvenile fiction.
Individual differences > Juvenile fiction.
Self-realization > Juvenile fiction.
Insects > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Picture books

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