The Digger and the FlowerBook - 2018
The creator of Beyond the Pond presents an environmental-awareness story that traces the experiences of a lonely digger in an industrial world where his entire perspective is changed by his discovery of a flower. 50,000 first printing.
From the acclaimed author/artist of Beyond the Pond and Rulers of the Playground comes a breathtaking new book with a powerful message about the environment, perfect for fans of Peter Brown’s The Curious Garden and Kadir Nelson’s If You Plant a Seed.
Each day, the big trucks go to work. They scoop and hoist and push.
But when Digger discovers something growing in the rubble, he sets in motion a series of events that will change him, and the city, forever.
"This story contains bold graphic illustrations and a wonderful message about the environment," proclaims Brightly.com in their article "18 Must-Read Picture Books of 2018."
When Digger discovers a flower growing in the center of the town being built, his entire perspective changes.