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When the Root Children Wake Up

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A prose adaptation of Sibylle von Olfers' classic German picture-book, Etwas von den Wurzelkindern.
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Published January 1st 1988 by The Green Tiger Press (first published 1941)
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Victoria Clay
Apr 23, 2012 Victoria Clay rated it liked it
This is an interesting tale about how everything comes to bloom during spring. It could be used to talk about different genres of writing, i.e realistic fiction vs. fantasy. It could also be a fun book to read when talking about the seasons. The only part that I disagreed with was that it reinforced the stereotype of women sewing clothes and boys playing with bugs.
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Jan 17, 2013 Teniesha Kessler rated it really liked it
Beautiful illustrations reminiscent of Eastern European art, particularly from Russia. Anything by Green Tiger Press is bound to be a gem!
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I love how weird this is. Keeping this one to read to all the wonderful hippie kids I know.
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What a wonderful story!
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