Author(s): Michael Foreman
A powerful and beautifully illustrated fable about friendship from the internationally-acclaimed and award-winning illustrator Michael Foreman, who is best known for classics like War Boy and for illustrating Michael Morpurgo's stories. In this moving story, Adam feels alone in his strange, new city. He misses the colours and friendships of his faraway home. But when a teacher at school gives him a few seeds, she plants an idea in him - an idea that could transform his grey world for ever.
A powerful fable about friendship Bookseller Beautifully illustrated and sensitively written, this is a story full of warmth, inspiration and hope. -- Lancashire Evening Post Lancashire Evening Post Just perfect - what more needs to be said. -- Red Reading Hub Red Reading Hub A sensitive book with true understanding of what it must be like to find oneself in a strange place. -- Books for Keeps Books for Keeps This is a very worthy picture book from Michael Foreman with a lovely message about the transformative power of friendship. The School Librarian A simple idea and message, perfectly told, which should leave everyone with a smile and an enthusiasm for growing things, wherever they live! Carousel
Michael Foreman is one of the world's leading illustrators. He has won several major awards, including the Smarties Prize, the Kate Greenaway Medal (twice), the Francis Williams Prize (twice) and the Aigle d'Argent at the Festival International du Livre in France. He is the illustrator of Beowulf and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Michael Morpurgo, as well as classics like War Boy, Mia's Story, Say Hello and A Child's Garden. He lives in London, SW15.