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published: Feb 2016
ISBN:9781481439794

The Night Gardener

with audio recording

illustrated by Terry Fan & Eric Fan

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recycling & green living, environment, classics
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list price: $17.99 USD
edition:eBook
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published: Feb 2016
ISBN:9781481439794
Description

In the spirit of Goodnight Moon and The Curious Garden comes a stunning debut picture book filled with whimsy and creativity from brothers Terry and Eric Fan.

One day, William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries appear, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Soon, William’s gray little town is full of color and life. And though the mysterious night gardener disappears as suddenly as he appeared, William—and his town—are changed forever.

With breathtaking illustrations and spare, sweet text, this masterpiece about enjoying the beauty of nature is sure to become an instant classic.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
4 to 8
Grade:
p to 3
Reading age:
4 to 8
Editorial Reviews

The Night Gardener is visual storytelling at its best.”

— Shelf Awareness, STARRED REVIEW

“An uplifting testament to the effect that a caring adult can have on a lonely child…Visual pleasure abounds.”

— Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW

"A treat, with artwork worth lingering over."

— Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW

"The message about the transformative power of art is a powerful one, and the intriguing premise and graceful art are definitely captivating. Reminiscent of Chris Van Allsburg’s imaginative works as well as Lane Smith’s Grandpa Green."

— The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"It is a pleasing collaboration with art bound to both haunt and delight."

— Booklist

"An elegant picture book that celebrates creativity and community."

— School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW

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