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The Flower Man
The Flower Man

The Flower Man

By Mark Ludy, Illustrated by Mark Ludy

5-7

JUVENILE FICTION

24 Pages, 8.5 x 11

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: December 2014

ISBN 9780991635214

Rights: US & CA

Scribble & Sons (Dec 2014)

Price: $16.95
 
 

Overview

When the Flower Man arrives he buys an old shack, long forgotten and long abandoned. His neighbors don't know what to think as everything he touches turns to color. He plants a garden, gives away a flower . . . and the next thing you know, every life is transformed in this wordless picture book. The message within, while simple, is profound. It points to the fact that every life matters and love never fails to change lives. Every window tells a different story—more than 60 of them. All ages will enjoy it, and when given a chance to discover it, people never forget it. Don't forget to find Squeakers, the elusive gray mouse found on every spread . . . somewhere!

Author Biography

Mark Ludy is a writer/illustrator who promotes art and literacy to schools when not immersed in his sketchbooks. He has written or illustrated a number of picture books, including The Grump, Jujo the Youngest Tribesman, Noah: A Wordless Picture Book, When I Was a Boy I Dreamed, and When I Was a Girl I Dreamed. He lives in Centennial, Colorado.