Watch a gorgeous garden bloom and grow in this enchanting new picture book from rising star Fiona Woodcock! A group of beautiful and feisty young wildflowers on skateboards and scooters zoom through the pages of this stunning book, spreading flower seeds as they go. Together they transform their urban environment into a place that is no longer gray, but filled with color and scent. Nature’s magic is revealed in all its glory, embodying Ralph Waldo Emerson’s idea that a weed is “a plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Budding environmentalists will respond to the underlying themes of conservation and stewardship of the earth.
FIONA WOODCOCK (author of Hiding Heidi) attended the Glasgow School of Art, and since her graduation has been working freelance in London on animated films, commercials, and illustration assignments. Fiona likes to draw with children’s blow pens, and experiments with cutting stencils and printing techniques. She finds this playful approach inspires fresh ways to visualize ideas.
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