Love Grows

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In Love Grows, a very thoughtful aunt sends a series of houseplants to her niece, each with a sweet note and some helpful information about the plant. Very quickly, the young girl has a very large collection of well-tended plants: a monstera, pothos, fern, cactus, spider plant, snake plant, and a fiddle-leaf fig, to name but a few. Each letter and plant also carries the subtext of the aunt’s love for her niece until the aunt finally arrives for a visit and the whole family can see that, just like the plants, love grows.

Respected children’s science-book writer Ruth Spiro has written an endearing yet informative children’s book with a heartwarming theme. Here, listeners learn about a whole host of common houseplants while also hearing that, like thriving plants, a family’s love grows as well. Lucy Ruth Cummins’ cozy illustrations complement the text nicely. This book should not be missed by young green thumbs or by aunts and uncles with special nieces or nephews, although they may want to plan for a trip to the nursery.

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Author Ruth Spiro, Lucy Ruth Cummins
Star Count 4.5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher HarperCollins
Publish Date 26-Dec-2023
ISBN 9780063237742 Buy this Book
Issue February 2024
Category Children's