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Mrs. Spitzer is a wise teacher who knows many things. She knows about gardens. She knows about children. She knows how similar they are, and how both will flourish if tended lovingly.
There are many remarkable teachers like Mrs. Spitzer in the world, and Edith Pattou's simple, moving story along with Tricia Tusa's inspired, whimsical illustrations celebrate all they do, year after year, to help our children grow and blossom.
About the Author
Edith Pattou is the author ofEast, an ALA Notable Book, and its sequel, West; Hero's Song; Fire Arrow, a Booklist Top Ten Fantasy Novel of the Year; Ghosting; and the New York Times bestselling picture book Mrs. Spitzer's Garden. She lives in Columbus, Ohio.
TRICIA TUSA has written and illustrated many wonderful picture books, including In a Blue Room by Jim Averbeck; Mrs. Spitzer's Garden by Edith Pattou; The Magic Hat by Mem Fox; The End of the Beginning by Avi; and her own Follow Me.
"I love this book! Every teacher in the universe should have a copy."--Bestselling author Mem Fox
"A very loving book, a tribute really, to the teachers of the world and beyond them to all people who nurture children."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)