Grandpa Green

Grandpa Green

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Grandpa Green wasn't always a gardener. He was a boy who lived on a farm and a child who had chickenpox. He was a soldier, a husband and, most of all, an artist.

Follow his grandson through a garden where memories are handed down through the shapes of topiary trees and imagination recreates things forgotten. GRANDPA GREEN opens the door to a garden of wonder which parents and grandparents will be able to share with children for generations to come.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 290 x 224 x 7mm | 444g
  • Macmillan
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 9780230766457
  • 189,170

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An unassuming little masterpiece . . . the book's power lies in its rich, allusive artistry The New York Times
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An unassuming little masterpiece . . . the book's power lies in its rich, allusive artistry * The New York Times * Visually intriguing and emotionally resonant, this is a book to pore over and talk about * School Library Journal * Lush and magical * People *
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About Lane Smith

Lane Smith is a bestselling author and illustrator. He is best-known in the UK for It's a Book, his wonderfully observed picture book which provides a playful and light-hearted examination of print as a medium in the digital age. He is also known for his brilliantly quirky and silly collaborations with Jon Scieszka, in particular for the multi award-winning The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales. He is also the author and illustrator of There Is a Tribe of Kids. Lane lives in a small town in rural Connecticut with his wife, Molly, a picture book designer.
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Rating details

8,328 ratings
4.11 out of 5 stars
5 44% (3,640)
4 32% (2,701)
3 17% (1,440)
2 5% (393)
1 2% (154)
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