Have You Ever Seen a Flower?
A 2022 Caldecott Honor Book
Have You Ever Seen a Flower? is a beautiful exploration of perception, the environment, and humanity.
This enchanting picture book explores the relationship between childhood and nature. In this simple yet profound story, one child experiences a flower with all five senses–from its color to its fragrance to the entire universe it evokes–revealing how a single flower can expand one’s perspective in incredible ways.
CELEBRATION OF NATURE: Full of bright, stunning illustrations, Have You Ever Seen a Flower? reminds readers of all ages to appreciate the beauty of the world.
INCREDIBLE TALENT: Have You Ever Seen a Flower? is the authorial debut of award-winning illustrator Shawn Harris. His previous illustrated books have garnered multiple awards and starred reviews, including Her Right Foot and What Can a Citizen Do (both by Dave Eggers), Everyone’s Awake by Colin Meloy, and A Polar Bear in the Snow by Mac Barnett.
CRITICS LOVE IT: This award-winning book has received praise from numerous esteemed publications.
- Parents and caregivers seeking a read-aloud with thought-provoking questions
- Nature lovers
- Birthday, baby shower, or seasonal gift
- Fans of The Little Prince, The Giving Tree, Not a Box, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Shawn Harris is an artist and musician who lives and works in Half Moon Bay, California. His first picture book, Her Right Foot, by Dave Eggers, was the recipient of seven starred reviews. He is also the illustrator of Dave Eggers’s What Can a Citizen Do? and Colin Meloy’s Everyone’s Awake. This is his authorial debut.
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