About the Book and Author
As the title suggests, this story by Laura Dockrill, has a botanical theme at the centre of a modern day family drama. It is illustrated by Sara Ogilvie, published by Barrington Stoke so it is a slightly shorter book than many middle grade stories even though it is recommended for readers aged 8-12 years.
Blossom has grown up surrounded by the beautiful plants and flowers from her family’s market stall. The stall was started by her grandparents, Tutu and Pops, and passed on to Blossom’s parents after their death. But now the stall is at risk, with tension rising as Blossom’s parents argue about the future. Can Blossom save the flower stall?
I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes family drama stories
This is a book about a girl who is fanatic about plants whose name is Blossom. Her personality is a kind and caring one but, sometimes it overreacts. It was easy for me to compare myself with her!
I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who likes family drama stories or to the herbology superstars out there.
This book is great for younger kids as they will love the characters but I think adults will also be moved by how the girl deals with the family relationships.
This book is illustrated by Sarah Ogilvie, who does the front cover awesomely. It has changed my opinion on the saying ‘don’t trust a book by its cover’!
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