In this beautifully illustrated environmental story by Peter Brown, a young boy tends to a meagre garden which blossoms and spreads across the city.
Peter Brown is a graduate of the Arts Center College of Design in Pasadena. He grew up in New Jersey and now lives in Brooklyn.Previous Books: The Fabulous Bouncing Chowder, Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
* "A quiet but stirring fable of urban renewal, sure to capture
imaginations."--Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "The art is spectacular and the book might inspire children to engage in small projects to improve their own neighborhoods."--School Library Journal, starred review
"A quietly marvelous picture book... Echoing the themes of The Secret Garden, it is an ecological fable, a whimsical tale celebrating perseverance and creativity."--The New York Times