Sidewalk Flowers

Sidewalk FlowersWritten by JonArno Lawson, Illustrated by Sydney Smith


Sidewalk flowers has four starred reviews and I agree. I love this sweet and simple wordless book. The story shows mostly black and white illustrations of a young girl on a walk with her father. As she walks she collects flowers from the cracks in the sidewalk. Then she finds ways to share her flowers. What a great reminder of how simple random acts of kindness can be. The small pops of color really add to the story as well.

Review by Vanessa Eyre, Robert Frost Elementary Media Center
Rating: ★★★★★ (5 stars)
Interest Level: Grades K-3

Sidewalk flowers
Written by JonArno Lawson, Illustrated by Sydney Smith
Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press
32 pages
Release Date: March 17, 2015

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  1. A nice reminder that there is beauty anywhere we are. And thanks for the video link.

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