Dear Mr. Sprouts

Dear Mr Sprouts When Anke launches her green balloon with an envelope of seeds attached and Freddie sends her a letter telling her he found it the city girl and country boy form an unlikely friendship that changes th

  • Title: Dear Mr. Sprouts
  • Author: Errol Broome
  • ISBN: 9781741148640
  • Page: 112
  • Format: Paperback
  • When Anke launches her green balloon with an envelope of seeds attached and Freddie sends her a letter telling her he found it the city girl and country boy form an unlikely friendship that changes their lives and transforms the bare hills of Freddie s farm forever Told through letters, this reflective novel tells the compelling story of a friendship that grows into a lifWhen Anke launches her green balloon with an envelope of seeds attached and Freddie sends her a letter telling her he found it the city girl and country boy form an unlikely friendship that changes their lives and transforms the bare hills of Freddie s farm forever Told through letters, this reflective novel tells the compelling story of a friendship that grows into a lifetime of love, work, and marriage Woven throughout the novel are themes of environmental awareness, the differences between city and country life, and the pains of growing up This charming story is told with a lightness of touch and a depth of feeling that will gently stir young readers to contemplate relationships and the importance of making ethical decisions.

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    One thought on “Dear Mr. Sprouts”

    1. I love books I can pick up and read in an evening!This is inspiring in so many ways. Correspondence is such an appealing story format and this demonstrates nicely how powerful a written relationship can be.It is an unexpected journey about a chance meeting, unlikely friendships, discovery, growing upof trees and youth, place, identity, of sowing seeds, words and all of which these may grow in to. A lovely way to have spent my evening.

    2. This is a wonderful coming of age story as a city girl and a country boy from the bush exchange letters. Many events transpire as the reader follows the two characters growing up from children into adults. I felt this is a heart warming story as each character innocently get to know each other through their letters. Slowly the letters show how Freddie and Anka open up about their lifes as well as feelings. At one point Freddie keeps requesting Anka for her phone number and she refuses until he f [...]

    3. Anke's fourth grade class project in 1997 is to attach some seeds and a letter to a helium balloon and release it. Her balloon traveled 151 kilometers to Freddie who planted the seeds and began a correspondence with Anke. This book records their letters over the next nine years as they both grow toward adulthood. Each shares thoughts and feelings with the other about the events, happy and tragic, in their lives and each has surprises for the other.

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