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Aunt Mary's Rose

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Aunt Mary's Rose

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Aunt Mary's Rose by Douglas Wood
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A family's love is represented by a rosebush in this beautiful true story. Douglas' Aunt Mary has a very special rosebush in her garden. Her father planted it with his father. Mary tended it as a young girl, and showed her nephews, Jim and Dick, how to take care of it too. Now she teaches Douglas to care for it, and tells him the story of their family: their sorrows, joys and the deep, enduring love that binds them together through the generations. This tender picture book memoir is an homage to the importance of love, family and stories. American history shapes the family's story, through the Great Depression and Second World War. Bereavement, both in peacetime and war, plays a central role. LeUyen Pham's glowing illustrations pay homage to Norman Rockwell.

Author Biography

Douglas Wood is the author of the autobiographical picture book Miss Little's Gift (9780763616861), the Christopher Medal-winning Grandad's Prayers of the Earth and the bestselling Old Turtle. He is also an artist, musician, naturalist and wilderness guide. He lives in Minnesota, USA. LeUyen Pham is the illustrator of God's Dream (9781406323375), written by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and of Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore. She is also the author-illustrator of Big Sister, Little Sister. She lives in San Francisco, USA, with her husband and son.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Author
Contributor
Illustrated by LeUyen Pham
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
chiefly col. Illustrations
Imprint
Candlewick Press,U.S.
Pages
32
Dimensions
257x296x8
ISBN-13
9780763610906
Product ID
3712188

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