Flower Garden

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 30 pages
"An urban African-American girl and her father buy plants, potting soil, and a window box at the supermarket, ride the bus to their apartment, and put together a colorful gift for the child's mother. Rhyming verse carries the brief story, while wonderful, warm, full-color illustrations present scenes from novel angles, and depict a loving family with a sense of intimacy, sincerity, and joy."--School Library Journal

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A young girl describe a surprise for her mother's birthday a window garden.

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About the author (2008)

EVE BUNTING is the author of many acclaimed books for young readers, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Smoky Night. Her numerous honors include the prestigious Kerlan Award for her body of work. She lives in Pasadena, California.
KATHRYN HEWITT has illustrated several popular picture books, including Eve Bunting's Sunflower House.She lives in Santa Monica, California.

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