Saturday, December 28, 2019

The Heart-Seed

The Heart-Seed 
by Sacha Fourneau 
illus. by Alma Parasca 
Language: English 
Independently published, 2018. 
24 p. : col. ill. ; cm. 
ISBN: 1730902871 ; 9781730902871 
Summary: When a prince falls in love with a gardener, there’s always going to be a problem. But when the prince discovers his beloved gardener made a bargain with a witch that cost him his heart, there is nothing he won’t do to get it back- but he can’t do it alone.Working together with the gardener, he creates something more beautiful than he could ever have imagined. Their shared quest brings them together- but will a terrible misunderstanding drive them apart?A five-minute read, designed for the little relatives of same-sex couples, to help explain that love comes in many different forms. Appropriate for ages three and up when reading together, or for ages seven plus when reading independently. Colourfully illustrated with friendly animal characters that little ones love, Parasca perfectly captures the magic of Fourneau’s fairytale love story. 

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