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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: Wordless picture books
Graphic novels
Picture books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Picture books for children
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Lawson, JonArno, author.
Sidewalk flowers.
(CaOONL)20149055986
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JonArno Lawson; Sydney Smith
ISBN: 9781554984312 1554984319
OCLC Number: 884816261
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.
Charlotte Huck Recommended, 2016, National Council of Teachers of English
A Junior Library Guild selection
Book Award: New York Times Best Illustrated, 2015
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages 4-7.
Description: 25 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: JonArno Lawson, Sydney Smith.

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