When the sadness and anxiety is getting too much, Dad tells Maya how her mum used the garden to shine a little light when her happiness was lost. “…Your mum knew that by the time the seeds had grown, these worries would have faded away. She called them her seeds of hope.”
Ruth Waters book is fun, celebrates difference, and the importance of being true to yourself. This well paced adventure saw me instantly charmed by bear; I love that he wears patterned woolen jumpers and behaves the opposite of what is expected of a bear.
So before I get any older I plan on sharing this book with as many people as I can, which I hope inspires everyone to encourage children to be as free and whimsical in their imagination of what they want to be someday…or even today.
Thank you Tom Fletcher and Greg Abbott for sharing your creativity and imagination so that another book inspires children and adults to read. This book is interactive, well illustrated and just the best for Storytime sessions.
He’s imaginative, quirky, and has great intuition – Fabio the Worlds Greatest Flamingo Detective solves crime with his Giraffe friend George. The Case of the Missing Hippo will have you laughing and trying to solve the mysterious crime yourself.
Follow Harvey on his journey with his Oragne 430 and how his experience will inspire children think about what they own, and encourage them to consider needs as opposed to getting every whatsydo or thingamajig for no apparent reason.