Dot is a wild and willowy dandelion who refuses to be wished on and blown away. Until she learns that even a willowy dandelion needs to do its part to keep our world together.
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Beautifully illustrated story about the importance of children's wishes. Every wish a child makes blows seeds of possiblility, like dandelion fluff, across the field of our vision, renewing us and all our tomorrows. And the importance, too, of every living thing playing its part and being honored for it's place in the whole.
"Pick me, Matthew," Dot whispered.
"What?" Said the boy, surprised that a plant could talk and even more surprised that it knew his name.
"Pick me, please." Dot repeated.
"What are you?" Matt asked.
"I'm a dandelion." And Dot told Matthew the story of the lot and the day the flowers went on strike. Matt's face lit up when he heard Dot's story, and he said,
"My grandpa told me all about you. His name is Matthew, too. He was there that day the flowers sent the children away.
And he ran to get his Grandpa.