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Tim Minchin - When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up

Author: Tim Minchin; Illustrator: Steve Antony

  • AGES 3 - 5 
  • Genre Media Tie-Ins, Comedy and Humor, Poetry, Songs, Verse
When I grow up,

I will be tall enough

to reach the branches

that I need to reach

to climb the trees

you get to climb when you're grown up.

A group of children imagines all of the things that they will be able to do once they grow up, and they plan to do anything and everything. They hope to solve problems, play in the sun all day long, be brave, and even eat ice cream all day. The combination of Tim Minchin's Tony Award-winning Matilda the Musical lyrics and Steve Antony's joyful artwork is sure to inspire readers of all ages to explore the endless possibilities that the future could have in store.

Also available from Steve Antony