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Grandpa Green (School And Library) (Lane Smith)

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From the creator of the national bestseller It's a Book comes a timeless story of family history, legacy, and love.

Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a farmboy and a kid with chickenpox and a soldier and, most of all, an artist. In this captivating new picture book, readers follow Grandpa Green's great-grandson into a garden he created, a fantastic world where memories are handed down in the fanciful shapes of topiary trees and imagination recreates things forgotten.

In his most enigmatic and beautiful work to date, Lane Smith explores aging, memory, and the bonds of family history and love; by turns touching and whimsical, it's a stunning picture book that parents and grandparents will be sharing with children for years to come.

Grandpa Green is a Publishers Weekly Best Children's Picture Books title for 2011.One of School Library Journal's Best Picture Books of 2011.

A child explores the ordinary life of his extraordinary great-grandfather, as expressed in his topiary garden.
Number of Pages: 18
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Family / Multigenerational, Nature + the Natural World / General
Series Title: ALA Notable Children's Books. Younger Readers (Awards)
Format: Library
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Lane Smith
Language: English
Street Date: August 30, 2011
TCIN: 13480915
UPC: 9781596436077
Item Number (DPCI): 248-66-6226
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