Gregory just moved to a new house in a new neighborhood, and is getting off to the wrong start at his new school. Gregory wants to plant a garden at home, but there isn't any soil everything surrounding the house is cement. That's when Gregory discovers the burned up chalk factory behind the house and begins to make his own garden-out of chalk!
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 64 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 1987 ISBN: 0394891023
ISBN-13: 9780394891026 Availability: In Stock Ages: 7-9 Series:Stepping Stones
Random House is proud to present the tenth anniversary edition of a book Publishers Weekly called "a gem of a book...a story that goes straight to the heart." When nine-year-old Gregory experiences several upsets in his life, he responds by creating a fantastic chalk garden on the charred walls of a burned-out factory behind his house. As his garden grows and flourishes, Gregory finds a voice through his art and, for the first time, is able to find his own place in the world. The Chalk Box Kid is sure to delight a new generation of children and their parents.