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The Truth About Wind Hardcover – Picture Book, April 14 2020

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“A great book to begin discussions about telling the truth and how keeping secrets can have a negative impact.”

-- Youth Services Book Review, 12/31/19 ― Youth Services Book Review, 12/31/19

“Hutchins and Herbert’s text is vivid, specific, and evocative; Petričić’s pencil-and-watercolor illustrations have a fun, cartoonish quality that perfectly suits the story, investing the nominally inanimate toy with a huge personality . . . Another child’s toy gained by mischance is a perfect vehicle for gently conveying the importance of honesty.” 

-- Kirkus Reviews, 01/21/20 ― Kirkus Reviews, 01/21/20

“A wonderful adventure of childish imagination, with, at its core, an important idea about how dishonesty can spoil a beautiful thing. The book should find a place in many schools and public library picture book collections. Highly Recommended.” 

-- CM Reviews, 02/14/20 ― CM Reviews, 02/14/20

“Believable, relatable, and tender.” 

Kiss the Book Jr., 04/17/20

“Hutchins and Herbert have created a complex, memorable character . . . This galloping story will engage young readers and prompt meaningful conversation.” 

Canadian Children’s Book News, Spring/20

About the Author

Hazel Hutchins has written over 50 books for children and young adults and has received numerous awards for her work, including the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award for Mattland (2008). She lives in Canmore, Alberta.



Gail Herbert’s first collaboration with Hazel Hutchins produced the award-winning picture book, Mattland. Gail lives with her husband near Cambridge, Ontario.



Dušan Petričić’s brilliant illustrations have appeared around the world in newspapers, magazines and award-winning picture books including The Truth About Wind, SNAP!, The Man With the Violin, Mattland, and My Toronto. Dušan lives in Zemun, Serbia.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Annick Press; Illustrated edition (April 14 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 32 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1773213881
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1773213880
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 363 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 28.45 x 1.02 x 24.38 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
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