Aunt Mary's Roseby Douglas Wood, LeUyen Pham
Aunt Mary has a very special rosebush in her garden. She says a little bit of Douglas can be found inside it. And she tells him how the rosebush has a little bit of Douglas’s daddy in it as well. And/b>
A best-selling author and illustrator team up to cultivate a heartwarming, true story of a family linked through time by the tending of a beloved rosebush.
Aunt Mary has a very special rosebush in her garden. She says a little bit of Douglas can be found inside it. And she tells him how the rosebush has a little bit of Douglas’s daddy in it as well. And a little bit of his daddy’s daddy. And, of course, a little bit of Aunt Mary. Douglas Wood’s tender memoir is complemented by LeUyen Pham’s charming and engaging illustrations. Together they show how caring for a treasured rosebush provides a connection between generations, and an enduring expression of attentiveness and familial love.
- Candlewick Press
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- Product dimensions:
- 10.12(w) x 11.58(h) x 0.34(d)
- Age Range:
- 4 - 8 Years
Meet the Author
Douglas Wood is the author of GRANDAD'S PRAYERS OF THE EARTH, illustrated by P.J. Lynch and winner of a Christopher Medal, and MISS LITTLE'S GIFT, illustrated by Jim Burke, as well as the best-selling book OLD TURTLE. He lives in Sartelle, Minnesota.
LeUyen Pham is the author-illustrator of BIG SISTER, LITTLE SISTER and has illustrated many other books for children, including GOD'S DREAM by Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams. She lives in San Francisco.
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