Illustrated with stunning cut paper art, these seven poetic vignettes capture true stories of courage, hope, and resilience from around the world.
In Imagine A Garden, award-winning children's author Rina Singh shares seven real-life stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things for their communities amidst war, poverty, and violence.
With vivid, textured images from celebrated Iranian illustrator Hoda Hadadi, this powerful picture book is:
- A celebration of everyday heroes and how they make their communities a better place
- A teaching tool for facilitating difficult but hopeful conversations about conflict in our world, and the people who are making a difference in their own way
For kids ages 6 to 10, Imagine A Garden reimagines our complex world through the lens of love and compassion.
Rina Singh is an award-winning children's author and spoken word coach. She has an MFA in Creative Writing and has written many critically acclaimed books for children, which have received starred reviews from Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Booklist. A lover of poetry, photography, beautiful books, trees, she lives with her husband and Japanese koi in a blue house in Toronto.
Hoda Hadadi is an award-winning Iranian author, illustrator, and poet. She has illustrated over 60 children's books. Her intricate artwork, created by hand, is recognized worldwide. Her awards include the Gold Medal for Best Picture Book, International Book Award 2018 USA and Gold Medal for Best Illustrator at the Literary Classics Awards in 2017 for Drummer Girl.
Saturday October 14 at 2pm, Rina Singh will be at the Weston Family Library for a TBG Author Talk.
Included in the price of this book is a Ticket to The Weston Family Library "Author Talks", were you can join Rina as she talks about her work and answers any questions you may have.