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How to Speak Flower

A Kid's Guide to Buds, Blooms, and Blossoms

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A beautifully illustrated guide to the history and symbolism of flowers for every plant lover.

Sunflowers are symbols of friendship. Gardenias represent secrets and mystery. Irises say, I trust you. Flowers bring color and beauty to the everyday world around us, but flowers aren’t just pretty: Throughout history, they have been used to express ideas about ourselves and the people we care about.
From asters to zinnias, from baby’s breath to forget-me-nots, learn the magical, meaningful language of flowers with this magnificent guide to floriography. The secrets of every bloom and blossom are revealed … and with personalized quizzes and handy charts, you’ll discover your own flower power! 


“This enthusiastic handbook offers a very concise history of floriography, or the idea that flowers can represent ideas and emotions, followed by entries on various blossoms that symbolize love, friendship, gratitude, celebration, and healing. Fluffy floral fun.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Williams groups flowers by their association with love, friendship, gratitude, celebration and healing. Using a light, conversational tone, she describes each flower’s characteristics and symbolism and offers fast facts…sections include several DIY projects, from flower arrangement to making homemade potpourri, while interactive quizzes throughout extend the floral fun.”—Booklist
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Activity From the Book: What’s Your Flower Power?