GROW, FLORECITA, GROW
The purpose of this book is to inspire the reader to connect with the innate power within themselves, and bloom just as flowers do.
The poem takes the reader through the journey of the growth of a flower. Beginning as a seed, the flower grows despite the adversity it faces, and in the end it blooms to unfold its beauty.
Mayra Stewart is a student of the Earth living in Oakland, California. Her passions are reading, writing, connecting to the Earth, her family, and her ancestors. Before becoming an author she worked as a mental health counselor for incarcerated youth. This is her first book.
Katie Rike is an artist, teacher, and lover of flowers. She’s a big believer that we all need sunshine, fresh air, and plenty of water, just as flowers do.
Paper made from recycled stone materials.
Absolutely no trees used, no water used, no chemicals.
Hardcover flip book printed on Stone Paper.
Read it in English, then flip it over to read it in Spanish!
Written by Mayra Stewart
Illustrated by Katie Rike