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The Boy Who Grew Flowers

The Boy Who Grew Flowers (Paperback)

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Rink is a very unusual boy who grows beautiful flowers all over his body whenever the moon is full. In town and at school, Rink and his family are treated as outcasts although no-one knows his strange botanical secret. But one day a new girl arrives at school, and Rink discovers she has some unique qualities of her own. Original use of language and unexpected, fantastical elements make this a memorable and moving tale. Subtle portrayal of disability and the importance of celebrating differences. AR Level: 4.7 Intimate, warm message provides an opportunity for parents and teachers to discuss the subject of friendship. 'That rare thing: a substantial story delivered through a full-colour picture book...The linguistic ability of the storytelling combines with lush illustrations in a delightful, unusual book.' - The Bookseller

Children'sFiction & true storiesRomance & relationships storiesChildren'sPicture books, activity books & early learning materialPicture booksPicture storybooks Publisher: Barefoot Books Ltd Publication Date: 01/08/2012 ISBN-13: 9781846867484  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Jennifer Wojtowicz is an artist who also enjoys writing. Her life experiences have stimulated her as an artist, teacher and writer, and she currently teaches artists who also happen to have disabilities. She was inspired to write this story because of her brother, who has autism. She says, 'I have observed that when people are kind and accepting toward each other, alleviates a lot of needless suffering'. Jen lives in upstate New York, USA with her son Marcel. The Boy Who Grew Flowers is her first book. About the artist: Steve Adams is an award-winning illustrator who has studied graphic design in Canada and Europe. Steve currently lives in Montreal, Canada, where he shares his passion of illustration and graphic design as a college teacher. This is his first project with Barefoot Books.

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