She was a perfect baby, and she had a perfect name. Chrysanthemum. When she was old enough to appreciate it, Chrysanthemum loved her name. And then she started school. "I'm named after my grandmother," said Victoria. "You're named after a flower." Chrysanthemum wilted. Life at school didn't improve. In fact, it got worse. Then the students were introduced to their music teacher, Mrs. Twinkle. Mrs. Delphinium Twinkle. And suddenly, Chrysanthemum blossomed...
"I read this when I was just a young girl, I <3 it."
This is the story of how a young girl and her box of magical yarn transform a community. This modern fairy tale has the feel of a new classic.
©2012 Mac Barnett (P)2014 Weston Woods
I can't wait to read this to my grandchildren. Teaches a great lesson about giving.
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