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What Are Roses For?

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Provocative poetry and pictures inspire the reader to ponder new levels of relationships and meaning in this lyrical exploration of things -- from a simple seed in a flowerbed to the whole expansive universe.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 3rd 1996 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published 1996)
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Oct 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
This is the kind of book that could really get a kid thinking. I'm actually quite surprised my youngest brought it home from school. The art isn't really to my taste, but I can see it entertaining some kids. It reminds me of some of the more experimental and artistic animation from the 70s where everything kind of flows into everything else.
Oct 14, 2010 rated it it was amazing
My boyfriend asked me to be his girlfriend with this book, so it's very special to me. I love the way its written and illustrated.
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On December 16, 1927, Sandol Stoddard was born to parents, Carlos French and Caroline (Harris) Stoddard. She took up and finished a Bachelor of Arts degree at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. She went on to have her graduate work at San Francisco State College.

At 22 years old, she married Felix M. Warburg. They had four children, but their marriage lasted till 1963. She then met Frank Drew Dolla
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