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Flower Garden (1994)

by Eve Bunting

Other authors: Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)

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Helped by her father, a young girl prepares a flower garden as a birthday surprise for her mother.
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This is a beautifully illustrated story of a family who live in an apartment building. The mother and father purchase a flower box, soil and many lovely flowers to carefully place in the box and place in on the ledge of their apartment window.

The colors chosen are lovely and make a stunning present for the father and daughter to put together as a surprise to be placed on the outside ledge of the apartment window.

The entire process of finding the right sized box, and the flowers that reflect the most visual color that people beloew can find joy when looking up. ( )
  Whisper1 | Mar 23, 2024 |
Genre
Poetry
Realistic fiction
Stories in rhyme
Tone
Sweet
Writing Style
Lyrical
Illustration
Realistic
Subject
African American children
Birthdays
Children and gardening
Girls
Parent and child
  kmgerbig | Dec 29, 2022 |
An urban African-American girl and her father buy plants, potting soil, and a window box at the supermarket, ride the bus to their apartment, and put together a colorful gift for the child’s mother.
  BLTSbraille | Nov 2, 2021 |
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  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
This book is about a young girl who takes the bus with her parent to go and buy some plants to make a window basket garden for their second story apartment. SHe enjoys putting the plants together and gardening as she believes it will make other people smile when they see her work. The work is hard but she perseveres. Goof for ages 3-5 Source: Tacoma Public Library
  Nlangham | May 13, 2019 |
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