Ten-year-old August Pullman wants to be ordinary. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, he has been home-schooled by his parents his entire life. Now, Auggie's parents are sending him to a real school. Can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, underneath it all?
R. J. Palacio is a graphic designer by day and a writer by night. She lives in New York City with her family and a black dog called Bear. Her critically acclaimed debut novel, WONDER, has sold over 2.5 million copies worldwide and has spent over three years in the UK and US bestseller charts.
Winner of Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2013 and Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2013. Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013.