How to Grow a Friend by Sara Gillingham is an adorable story for children about fostering friendship. With whimsical illustrations and a simple text, children will discover that making friends can be a lot like growing a plant in the garden---both take patience, time, and space to bloom.
A lovely metaphor teaches valuable lessons in how to treat others and make friendships blossom! Making a friend takes patience, care, and room to bloomjust like growing a flower. Soon your little gardeners will have their very own green thumbs for this most important of life skills.
SARA GILLINGHAM is an award-winning art director and designer. In addition to developing her own books and gifts, Saras studio provides art direction and design services for the childrens publishing and gift industries. Sara has worked with some of the most distinguished illustrators in the field and has designed and art-directed hundreds of books and gift products, many for Chronicle Books in San Francisco, where she was the design director for childrens publishing until 2007. Sara also teaches at UC Berkeley Extension and California College of the Arts in San Francisco.
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