I want this book to be an opportunity for kids to see flowers as friends. Because we are same creatures on this planet, and it is more fun to see flowers as your friends!
a 6 years old little girl, loves spending time in nature. Her favorite things are flowers, violets, bugs, yellow, strawberries and pancakes. She likes being alone. "Haru" means Spring in Japanese.
a little violet. She blooms from fall to spring. Haru's mom planted many violets in their garden in spring. She feels Haru close.
At violet full moon night, her favorite violet “Viola” began to walk !
They went to outside together for a little adventure.
As they talking, Haru discovered amazing secret of the plants!
(You'll have to read it to find out!)
While she was talking to violets and other trees,
Haru discovered that her usual world are completely new.
This is a story to open the door of the wonder of plants from your place!
I'm trying to draw this illustration in 4 colors now.
The newest ones are printed in lithograph with beautiful 4 inks.
In conseput illustration, I used collage, pen, acrylic paint, pencil, mono-print and Adobe Photoshop.
(Please check other projects here! )
Thank you for your reading!
Although Bologna Children's Book Fair 2021 going online,
I was able to focus on developing my this project since 2020.
Learning the creation of children's books ONLINE in japan made
And being one of the FINALIST of BCBF2021 cheered me up.
I would like to send this story to a lot of children and their mothers all over the world!
Because, Haru and Violet bring them a fresh point of view for your world...