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A Child's Garden: A Story of Hope

Written by Michael Foreman

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This is a wonderful celebration of optimism and a thoughtful and touching book about the importance of growth, green shoots and new life in a war torn world. Growing up amidst rubble a small boy tends a green shoot which grows into a flourishing vine that creeps along the barbed wire and unites divided children. All seems lost when the soldiers destroy the vine but as the seasons roll by new shoots grow, another child tends them and hope is regained.

A Child's Garden: A Story of Hope Synopsis

A boy's world is in ruin and rubble, with a wire fence and soldiers separating him from the cool hills where his father used to take him as a small child. Can a tiny, green plant shoot give him hope in a bleak landscape?

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ISBN: 9781406312072
Publication date: 04/05/2009
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406312072
Publication date: 4th May 2009
Author: Michael Foreman
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Hardback
Suitable for: 3+ readers, 5+ readers
Recommendations: Books of the Month

About Michael Foreman

Michael Foreman was our Guest Editor in March 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired his writing. Michael Foreman was born in Suffolk in 1938, and studied at Lowestoft School of Art, St Martin’s, London, and the Royal College of Art, where he won a scholarship to the USA in 1963. He has worked as an Art Director at Playboy and King magazines and still works as Art Editor of the literary journal Ambit. He has also made animated films in Scandinavia and for the BBC. His first book, The General, (a picture book published in 1961), dealt ...

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