The Night Gardener
Fan, Terry and Fan, Eric
Paperback $16.99 - Quarto UK
No Heading Text for this Section - Published: 21/Feb/2018 - ISBN: 9781786030412
In the spirit of Goodnight Moon and The Curious Garden comes a stunning debut picture book filled with whimsy and creativity from brothers Terry and Eric Fan. 'Something was happening on Grimloch Lane. Something good.' A best-selling debut picture book about an orphan whose life is transformed by a mysterious night gardener bringing colour and life to his town.
One day, William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries appear, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Soon, William's grey little town is full of colour and life. And though the mysterious night gardener disappears as suddenly as he appeared, William and his town are changed forever. With breathtaking illustrations and spare, sweet text, this masterpiece about enjoying the beauty of nature is sure to become an instant classic.
TERRY FAN received his formal art training at Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Canada. His work is a blend of traditional and contemporary techniques, using ink or graphite mixed with digital. He spends his days (and nights) creating magical paintings, portraits and prints. The Night Gardener is his first book. Born in Illinois, he now lives in Toronto.
ERIC FAN is an artist and writer who lives in Toronto, Canada. Born in Hawaii and raised in Toronto, he attended the Ontario College of Art and Design, where he studied illustration, sculpture and film. He has a passion for vintage bikes, clockwork contraptions and impossible dreams. The Night Gardener is his first children's book.
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- The Night Gardener Paperback $16.99