Gem by Holly Hobbie


byHolly Hobbie

Kobo ebook | April 3, 2012

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Look carefully. There may be a gem in your garden.

For nearly four decades, watercolorist Holly Hobbie has drawn inspiration from the wonders of nature. During one especially hard winter, she found herself imagining the story of a determined toad's spring journey. Her vivid depiction of this endearing creature's glorious yet fragile world is a sparkling celebration of survival and renewal. From the muddy brown road outside a farmhouse to the sweet-smelling garden to the cool lily pads in the pond, readers will feel their senses rejuvenated by Holly Hobbie's gemlike, detailed paintings in this nearly wordless work.
Holly Hobbie was born in 1944 and grew up in Connecticut. American Greetings purchased some of her artwork to use on their line of cards and it was an instant success. The "Holly Hobbie" character was used on a variety of items including plates and lunchboxes. Holly Hobbie clubs and publications have been established to deal with the n...
Title:GemFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 3, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316222275

ISBN - 13:9780316222273