|By (author):||Brown, Peter|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / General|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Lifestyles / City & Town Life|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Environment|
|JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Weather|
|Publisher:||Little, Brown Books for Young Readers|
|Size:||11.25in x 8.87in x 0.50in|
|From The Publisher*||One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.|
While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.
This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.
|Review Quote*||"A quietly marvelous picture book... Echoing the themes of The Secret Garden, it is an ecological fable, a whimsical tale celebrating perseverance and creativity."-The New York Times|
|Review Quote*||* "A quiet but stirring fable of urban renewal, sure to capture imaginations."-Publishers Weekly, starred review|
|Review Quote*||* "The art is spectacular and the book might inspire children to engage in small projects to improve their own neighborhoods."-School Library Journal, starred review|
|Biographical Note||Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.|