The Little Green Girl is no ordinary topiary. She dreams of visiting far off places and exploring the world beyond her garden's walls. But for her gardener, Mr. Aster, the prospect of deviating from his daily routine — let alone leaving his beloved home — is unimaginable.
Try as she might, the Little Green Girl can't uproot herself and set off on her own. To realize her dream, she'll have to find a way to show Mr. Aster that it's possible to carry a bit of home with you wherever you go. Lushly illustrated and brimming with charm, with a wonderfully unique father-daughter pair at the root of the story, The Little Green Girl is an ode to broadening your horizons and the unexpected rewards of experiencing the unknown.
" Anchin gently anthropomorphizes the green girl: she has a pineapplelike face and head, leafy limbs, and a shaggy green skirt.... At last, she convinces Mr. Aster to leave their roots behind, replanting herself in a pot, and the two explore a beach, a forest, a city park, and a desert before returning to the garden. Anchin provides an uplifting message about growing up, leaving comfort zones, embracing opportunities — and the pleasures of travel and home." — Publishers Weekly
|Recommended Age||4 - 8|
|Publication Date||Apr 2, 2019|