Thursday, 14 May 2015

Footpath Flowers by JonArno Lawson and Sydney Smith

From award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and illustrator Sydney Smith, comes a beautifully illustrated wordless picture book – an ode to the importance of small things, small people and small gestures.

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. 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.

Find Footpath Flowers at your local bookshop.


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