How to Speak Flower

A Kid's Guide to Buds, Blooms, and Blossoms
by Molly Williams, Miriam Bos

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A beautifully illustrated guide to the history and symbolism of flowers for every plant lover.

Sunflowers are symbols of friendship. Gardenias represent secrets and mystery. Irises say, I trust you. Flowers bring color and beauty to the everyday world around us, but flowers aren’t just pretty: Throughout history, they have been used to...
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Published By Running Press Kids

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 120

Publication Date 05/09/2023

ISBN 9780762479177

Dimensions 6.38 inches x 8.75 inches

“This enthusiastic handbook offers a very concise history of floriography, or the idea that flowers can represent ideas and emotions, followed by entries on various blossoms that symbolize love, friendship, gratitude, celebration, and healing. Fluffy floral fun.”
— Kirkus Reviews

“Williams groups flowers by their association with love, friendship, gratitude, celebration and healing. Using a light, conversational tone, she describes each flower’s characteristics and symbolism and offers fast facts…sections include several DIY projects, from flower arrangement to making homemade potpourri, while interactive quizzes throughout extend the floral fun.”
— Booklist

"A flowery purchase that’s bright and beautiful."

— School Library Journal