The Rough Patch

The Rough Patch

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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Farmer Evan and his dog do everything together and, especially, in the garden but when his dog passes away Evan lets his garden fill with weeds until a pumpkin vine brings new hope.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780062671271
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 25 x 30 cm.
Summary: Farmer Evan and his dog do everything together and, especially, in the garden but when his dog passes away Evan lets his garden fill with weeds until a pumpkin vine brings new hope.

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gjfricano
Jul 17, 2019

A beautiful story that, while heartbreaking, ends on an upward note that fills the reader with hope. Lovely illustrations as well.

IndyPL_NicoleN Feb 06, 2019

I loved this book, absolutely beautiful illustrations from acrylics, oils and colored pencils. It shows readers that sometimes sad things do happen and there is a process to that. Love, loss, grief, recovery and then the new beginnings.

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dawnoftheread
Dec 08, 2018

As someone with an elderly dog, this just gutted me. But it is wonderful.

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MissEvie
Sep 21, 2018

Such a beautiful story that acknowledges sometimes we are sad and it is hard and dark, but eventually an opportunity will come along that allows us to choose to move through that and into new seasons and new opportunities.

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