Grandpa Green

Lane Smith

Ages 3-5
4.11 based on 1 ratings & 0 reviews on Goodreads.com
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06 April 2017
9781447218357
32 pages
Synopsis

Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a boy who lived on a farm and a child who had chickenpox. He was a soldier, a husband and, most of all, an artist.

Follow his grandson through a garden where memories are handed down through the shapes of topiary trees and imagination recreates things forgotten. Grandpa Green opens the door to a garden of wonder which parents and grandparents will be able to share with children for generations to come. An ode to the joys of a full life well lived as well as exploring some of the sorrow life brings, Lane Smith's Grandpa Green is a lyrical and sumptuously detailed delight, culminating in a giant fold-out page.

An unassuming little masterpiece . . . the book's power lies in its rich, allusive artistry

New York Times

Visually intriguing and emotionally resonant, this is a book to pore over and talk about.

School Library Journal

Lush and magical

People