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Sidewalk flowers

Author: JonArno Lawson; Sydney Smith
Publisher: Toronto ; Berkeley : Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, [2016] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. "Written" by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, Sidewalk Flowers is an ode to the importance of small  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JonArno Lawson; Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9781554984312 1554984319
OCLC Number: 1200670371
Notes: "Illustrations by Sydney Smith"--Page preceding title page
Fourth printing 2016
Awards: Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Literary Award for children's literature (illustration), Canada Council for the Arts
Awards: Charlotte Huck Recommended, 2016, National Council of Teachers of English
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Awards: Book Award: New York Times Best Illustrated, 2015
Awards: Winner of Governor General's Literary Awards (Children's Illustration) 2015
Commended for Georgia Children's Book Award (Picture Storybook) 2017
Commended for Cybils (Fiction Picture Book) 2015
Commended for Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children 2016
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages 4-7
Description: 25 unnumbered s. : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Sidewalk flowers
Responsibility: JonArno Lawson, Sydney Smith

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Overview: In this wordless picture book, a little girl collects wildflowers while her distracted father pays her little attention. Each flower becomes a gift, and whether the gift is noticed or ignored, both giver and recipient are transformed by their encounter. "Written" by award-winning poet JonArno Lawson and brought to life by illustrator Sydney Smith, Sidewalk Flowers is an ode to the importance of small things, small people, and small gestures

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