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A Little More Beautiful

The Story of a Garden

32 pages
Waxwing Books Llc

IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner

A story about seeing and being seen that leaves the world a little more beautiful.

Sly as a fox and swift as a bird, Lou Alice is determined to leave each day a little more beautiful than she found it. But when she moves away from her little house, no one in town notices she's gone. No one, that is, except a little girl, who sets out to carry on Lou Alice's work. But doing so is not enough.

Can the girl find a way of her own to make the world a little more beautiful?

For readers who love Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney or The Library by Sarah Stewart and David Small.

Author Bio
Sarah Mackenzie (readaloudrevival.com) is an enthusiastic reader of picture books and host of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast. She lives in Eastern Washington with her husband and six kids, where she homeschools, reads aloud, and tries to leave each day a little more beautiful than she found it.

Breezy Brookshire loves to be surrounded by nature and bring stories to life. She is an award-winning illustrator of several children's books, and lives in Indiana where she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, listening to audiobooks, and pointing out all the shades of green outside.