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The Watering Can

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  3 ratings  ·  3 reviews
There is a new little helper in the family...

A Mother and Daughter love watering flowers together each evening. Then the Daughter grows up and leaves behind her watering can. But wait! Someone new comes along and starts helping, bringing more happiness to Mom!

The Watering Can is a heartwarming story about children growing up, and a Mom's realization that life does go on, a
Paperback, 34 pages
Published September 12th 2019 by Fine Art by Marnie
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Jamie Jack
Aug 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: p-2020, childrens
Passing Down a Generational Love

This is a sweet story of multi-generational motherly (and grandmotherly) love paired with a love of taking care of flowers. We meet a little girl and her mother who both like flowers. They both tend to them, and soon, the little girl wants her own watering can so she can help with the watering. The two water many types of flowers in their yard. The book marks the passage of time as the little girl ages and moves out of her childhood home. But soon grandma has anot
Marichus Real
Aug 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A beautiful book about how time passes by. Us, mothers, like to see our children growing up healthy and happy, but, at the same time, we feel sorry they grow up so fast. We have them in our arms and suddenly they are about to become parents. How was that? Life, just life.
Through this story, we learn to follow our moms’ steps and, at the same time, we learn to take care of nature through the flowers in the book. After all, Nature is our mother too.
The pictures are very beautiful.
I received a free
Kathryn Fantoli
Nov 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

The artwork is spectacular and the story is sweet. A simple beautiful explanation for a conversation that could be difficult.
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Marnie Reynolds-Bourque is an artist that also loves to write and illustrate books! Her first book was inspired when her new Granddaughter picked up an abandoned watering can in the garage. She later was inspired to write “Cousins” while thinking about her own beloved cousins. Marnie wants family’s to know their history, so she created a family tree to fill out inside the book. When not painting, ...more

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