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Aunt Mary's Rose

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Aunt Mary's Rose
Written by Douglas Wood
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763610906
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Aunt Mary's Rose

author: Douglas Wood
illustrator: LeUyen Pham

Aunt Mary has a very special rosebush in her garden. She says a little bit of Douglas can be found inside it. And she tells him how the rosebush has a little bit of Douglas’s daddy in it as well. And, of course, a little bit of Aunt Mary. Douglas Wood’s tender memoir is complemented by LeUyen Pham’s charming and engaging illustrations. Together they show how caring for a treasured rosebush provides a connection between generations, and an enduring expression of attentiveness and familial love.

A best-selling author and illustrator team up to cultivate a heartwarming, true story of a family linked through time by the tending of a beloved rosebush.
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0763610909 /  9780763610906
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
Family; History; Science & Nature; Gardening; Social Science;
author’s comments:
Douglas Wood is the author of Grandad’s Prayers of the Earth, illustrated by P.J. Lynch, winner of a Christopher Medal, and Miss Little’s Gift, illustrated by Jim Burke, as well as the best-selling book Old Turtle. He lives in Sartelle, Minnesota.
illustrator’s comments:
LeUyen Pham is the author-illustrator of Big Sister, Little Sister and has illustrated many other books for children, including God’s Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams. She lives in San Francisco.
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