Ava is delighted when she discovers a brilliant red poppy in the middle of her yard.
She sits with the little flower in the sunny days of summer and shields it from the rain, until one day the petals start to drop and the tiny flower fades away. But when spring comes again . . . Ava is surprised anew.
Employing a gentle tone, Pfister encapsulates the circle of life in this sweetly simple story about a girl’s fondness for a flower.