The Little Gardener by Emily Hughes
My interview with author-illustrator Emily Hughes is not supposed to go up until tomorrow, but I cannot wait another moment to share her beautiful and thoughtful responses to my sentence starters. I wrote the words in green, and she wrote the words in black. Thank you, Emily!
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But if you really had to, you'd ask me what my favourite plant would be. And I would answer without shame that it would be a zinnia.
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This is amazing!!! You said it so wonderfully!ReplyDelete
"Picture books are amazing, comforting little things. It is an acting stage for adults when they read to their babes, and a 2D world for children to live in and question. It's poetic, with it's deliberate page-turning pacing. It's good fun. Picture books are underrated, really, and I wish people of older age ranges with or without children could feel comfortable and secure about their reading and enjoyment of children's literature--they have a lot to offer in both thought and image."
I love the vision of the book, and think it would be great to use it in my Picture #bookaday in my middle school classroom.ReplyDelete
Wow! What gorgeous illustrations....and zinnias are my favorite too. I loved the view into your work and process, Emily. Thanks for sharing and thanks for the interview Mr. Schu.ReplyDelete