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Secret Sky Garden

Written by Linda Sarah

Illustrated by Fiona Lumbers

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This beautiful story will touch the heart of anyone who reads it. Funni spends her Saturdays on the roof of the old airport car park. She loves the view and sense of calm, even though it hasn’t been used for years and is ‘greyer than a Monday sky’. Through the pictures we watch as she transforms the rooftop grey into a brightly coloured garden. Still, says the text, there’s something missing, a hole to be filled. But someone has noticed the colours and a new friendship is about to blossom like the flowers. Linda Sarah’s elegant text speaks directly to readers, drawing them right into the story while Fiona Lumbers’ vibrant illustrations are its perfect match. A very special picture book.

Andrea Reece

Secret Sky Garden Synopsis

A startlingly original picture book about a little girl who creates a garden on a disused car park rooftop Funni loves the old, disused car park, and spends a lot of time there flying her kite and playing her recorder. But something is missing. Definitely. So Funni decides to create a garden in the neglected space and after weeks of careful nurture, her garden in the sky takes shape. One day, a little boy, Zoo, spots the square of colour amongst the grey from an incoming flight, and decides to try to find it. And slowly, not only do Funni's flowers bloom, but a very special friendship blossoms too.

Beautifully illustrated in line and watercolour by up-and-coming talent, Fiona Lumbers, this is a poignant and memorable story from award-winning author, Linda Sarah.

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ISBN: 9781471119262
Publication date: 28/06/2018
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471119262
Publication date: 28th June 2018
Author: Linda Sarah
Illustrator: Fiona Lumbers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 pages
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers

About Linda Sarah

Linda grew up dreaming of being a fire fighter. That was before she moved to Paris, working as a singer and piano player while raising her son. She returned to Britain and got her Fine Art degree at the Slade School of Fine Art, whilst working as a waitress and a few other small things. She then started making children's books, which she thinks is the best job ever! (and would never have made a good firefighter anyway - as she is very short-sighted and claustraphobic).

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