Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms (Hardcover)

By Julia Rawlinson, Tiphanie Beeke (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, 9780061688553, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 10, 2009

List Price: 17.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Fletcher loves everything about spring: listening to the birds sing, smelling just-opened flowers, and playing chase with butterflies. But then Fletcher sees something he never expected to see in spring: snow. Oh, no!

But it turns out that spring has another surprise in store for Fletcher—a warm and wondrous one.

Jump into spring with Fletcher nd friends!

About the Author

Julia Rawlinson grew up in London and graduated from Southampton University with a degree in geography. She is the author of Fletcher and the Falling Leaves and Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke. She lives in London with her husband and two sons.

Tiphanie Beeke attended the Royal College of Art, where she earned a master's degree in communication and design. She is the illustrator of The Duck Who Played the Kazoo, by Amy E. Sklansky, and many other books for children. The artist lives in France with her husband and three children.

Praise For Fletcher and the Springtime Blossoms

— Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Preschoolers will love being in on the joke, even as they marvel at the bright petals that herald the astonishing beauty of spring.”
— ALA Booklist

“A great book to share one-on-one or with a class to celebrate the season.”
— School Library Journal