A world to know begins with Hello Hello!
Beginning with two cats, one black and one white, a chain of animals appears before the reader, linked together by at least one common trait. From simple colors and shapes to more complex and abstract associations, each unexpected encounter celebrates the magnificent diversity of our world – and ultimately paints a story of connection.
Brendan Wenzel’s joyous, rhythmic text and exuberant art encourage readers to delight in nature’s infinite differences and to look for – and marvel at – its gorgeous similarities.
It all starts with a simple “Hello.”
Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel
Chronicle Books is pleased to announce that in honor of the release of Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel we are donating $25,000 to the
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) to save wildlife and wild places worldwide.
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Praise and accolades for Hello Hello
“Hello Hello is one of 2018's must-haves for children .” —Entertainment Weekly
“[Hello Hello] is a celebration of the myriad forms of animal life this planet hosts . . . It’s a joyful way to deliver a message about the fragility of life on Earth and what would be lost if more of it disappeared.”
—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Dynamic images cavorting, reclining, flying, or dancing across and around stark white pages snag both emotions and imaginations.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred
“Vivacious, utterly appealing.” —Booklist, starred review
Also by Brendan Wenzel
In this glorious celebration of observation, curiosity, and imagination, Brendan Wenzel shows us the many lives of one cat, and how perspective shapes what we see. When you see a cat, what do you see?
The cat walked through the world,
with its whiskers, ears, and paws . . .
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Praise and accolades for They All Saw a Cat
“Brendan Wenzel is the hottest new name on the picture book scene .” —Entertainment Weekly
"A novel exploration of perspective. A lovely debut." —Carson Ellis, bestselling author of Home
“Visual storytelling at its best.” —Christian Robinson, Caldecott Honor winning
illustrator of The Last Stop on Market Street
“A beautiful book.” —Lane Smith Caldecott Honor winning illustrator of Grandpa Green
"Brendan Wenzel's They All Saw a Cat is a joyous exploration of perspective, and a celebration of the fact that we all see things through our own lenses. It's a reminder that one's point of view can make all the difference. A perfect picture book!" —Laura Vaccaro Seeger, Caldecott Honor winning illustrator of Green