Synopses & Reviews
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.
"I love this book! Every teacher in the universe should have a copy."--Bestselling author Mem Foxand#160;"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)
Mrs. Spitzer is a teacher who knows how to lovingly tend both gardens and children. Pattou's simple, moving story along with Tusa's inspired, whimsical illustrations celebrate all teachers do, year after year. This edition makes an ideal gift for teachers. Full color.Mrs. Spitzer is a teacher who knows how to lovingly tend both gardens and children. Edith Pattou's simple, moving story and Tricia Tusa's whimsical illustrations celebrate all teachers do, year after year, in this full-color gift edition.
A perfect teacher present, now available in a gift edition
About the Author
is the author of East,
and the two novels in the Songs of Eirren sequence: Hero's Song
and Fire Arrow,
a Booklist Top Ten Fantasy Novel of the Year, as well as Mrs. Spitzer's Garden,
a picture book illustrated by Tricia Tusa. 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;andnbsp;The Magic Hatandnbsp;by Mem Fox; The End of the Beginning by Avi; and her own Follow Me.