Florentius The Gardener
- Author: Kęstutis Kasparavičius
- ISBN: 978-961-7047-23-3
- Pub. Date: 01 Sep 2019
- Price: £9.99
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: KUD SODOBNOST INTERNATIONAL
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Florentius is the best gardener in the Bear Kingdom. His wonderful colourful roses are popular throughout the country. But one day at the Flower Market the Queen asks him to produce a black rose for her. He has never done this before but he succeeds by looking at the world in a different more careful way. A story that teaches us to look at the world differently: more carefully, thoroughly, originally.
What is more?
- So far Florentius the Gardener has been translated into 9 languages.
- Lovely illustrations keep revealing wonderful details.
- This book will speak to many children.
- Kasparavičius surprises his readers by inventing the impossible and tirelessly seeking wisdom.
- The moral of the story is that even something which seems impossible can be resolved.
- Lovely detailed pictures.
- Universal appeal.
Kęstutis Kasparavičius is the author and illustrator of over 60 children's books. His work has been translated into 26 languages. Kestutis writes gentle, feel-good stories about bears, pigs, rabbits and turtles finding themselves in puzzling and challenging situations. Kestutis' watercolour illustrations are colourful, bright and extremely detailed. His illustrations have earned him numerous international awards.