Written by Jon Arno Lawson
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Shortlisted for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016.
An ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures, Footpath Flowers is a quiet but powerful testament to the joy that children can find in ordinary things and the mutual value of giving and yet adults so often miss them. There is so much to glean from this gorgeous wordless, beautifully illustrated picture book from award-winning poet JonArno Lawson.
Footpath Flowers by Jon Arno Lawson
A little girl collects wild flowers while her distracted father pays her - and their surroundings - little attention. Each flower the little girl gathers becomes a gift for a person or animal, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 3
Jon Arno Lawson
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Walker Books Ltd
7th May 2015
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