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Sunflower House

Sunflower House

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Series: Holidays & Seasons, Seasons, Spring
Genres: Fiction, Picture Books
Tags: Ages 3-5, Ages 5-8
ASIN: 0152019529
ISBN: 0152019529

A charming tale about inventive children who plant some summer fun.

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About the Book

A charming tale about inventive children who plant some summer fun.

“Sunflowers all in a circle make a sunflower – sunflower – house. A castle! A cage! A place to sleep out! But when summer is over and the enormous flowers fade and fall, the sunflower house is gone forever. Or is it?

About the Author

Eve Bunting has written more than 200 books for children, many of which can be found in libraries around the world. Her other Clarion titles for very young readers include My Big Boy Bed, which was also illustrated by Maggie Smith, and Little Bear’s Little Boat, illustrated by Nancy Carpenter. She lives in Pasadena, California.

A Few Reviews:

“Lyrical rhyming text with lush illustrations.”—American Bookseller

“Creative and charming.”—School Library Journal

“Primary and preschool teachers will find this a colorful, child-appealing addition to units on plants.”—Booklist

“We stumbled across this wonderful story at the library one day and checked it out. It was THE book to read at bedtime every single night for the three weeks we had it. She loves the idea of having a place to go with friends where parents are not allowed…and couldn’t fit into if they were allowed.”

“I bought this for our granddaughter to read to and plant a sunflower house. After retiring from education, I would read it to the classes I subbed in my old school, then plant a sunflower house because I was the so called science lady. It is more than a planting book. It deals with the circle of life, how we all die yet others will come after us. There were many special discussions with my little ones about people they had lost.”

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