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The Digger and the Flower

Written & illustrated by Joseph Kuefler
Published by HarperCollins
5.0 / 7.0
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Goodreads Rating - 3.8 / 5.0
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Jan 23, 2018
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From the acclaimed author/artist of Beyond the Pond and Rulers of the Playground comes a breathtaking new book with a powerful message about the environment, perfect for fans of Peter Brown’s The Curious Garden and Kadir Nelson’s If You Plant a Seed. Each day, the big trucks go to work. They scoop and hoist and push. But when Digger discovers something growing in the rubble, he sets in motion a series of events that will change him, and the city, forever. “This story contains bold graphic illustrations and a wonderful message about the environment,” proclaims in their article “18 Must-Read Picture Books of 2018.”

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Readerly Mom
Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
5.0 / 7.0

So sweet and fun! The illustrations in this book are simple yet bold and colorful. The story is engaging and has a great message about taking care of the environment. It’s a winner!

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Who Wrote The Digger and the Flower

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Joseph Kuefler

Joseph Kuefler is the author-illustrator of many picture books, including Beyond the Pond and The Digger and the Flower. He lives in the Twin Cities of Minnesota with his family.

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Publication Date:
January 23, 2018

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