Once there was a river, a broad, blue river, that ran swift and strong to the sea.
And once there was a girl named Polly, who saw a sturdy old boat named Sunflower sink on that river. But as the years passed, the river...and dirt...and birds...and seeds helped create Sunflower Island out of the skeleton of the wrecked ship.
Polly watched while the river created the island, and she also saw its death, when river swept it out to sea. Her family listened to the story countless times over the years, and now you will hear it, too.
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Carol Greene also wrote Baby Jesus, Prince of Peace and a biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. Ms. Greene lives in St. Louis, MO.
Leonard Jenkins is a talented new illustrator whose first book, If I Only Had a Horn by Roxanne Orgil, garnered consistent critical acclaim. Mr. Jenkins lives in New York City.
Leonard Jenkins received his B.F.A. from the American Academy of Art in Chicago. He is the illustrator of Sunflower Island by Carol Greene, which received a starred review in Publishers Weekly. Mr. Jenkins lives in New York City.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060273267
Book Description HarperCollins, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060273267
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