The Old Woman (Hardcover)

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By Joanne Schwartz, Nahid Kazemi (Illustrator)
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An old woman shares her home with a scruffy old dog, her best friend and constant companion. One fall day, they go for a walk and the woman throws sticks for the dog. She loves hearing the autumn leaves under her feet and the wind in the trees. She looks up at a crow in the sky and imagines what it might feel like to fly. As the wind comes up and the light begins to fade, she remembers playing outside as a child, never wanting to go in. Suddenly she notices a stunning harvest moon against the darkening sky. The next morning, as she sits outside to watch the sun rise, she looks forward to spending a new day with her friend.

Gentle illustrations accompany this portrayal of an elderly person who lives peaceably with her dog, appreciating what each moment brings.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781773062112
ISBN-10: 1773062115
Publisher: Groundwood Books
Publication Date: September 29th, 2020
Pages: 36
Language: English