Born in Ireland, Bunting moved to the United States in 1958 with her husband, Ed, and their three children. She began her career as a writer by taking a writing class at a local junior college. Her first book, THE TWO GIANTS, was published in 1972. In 1976, her book ONE MORE FLIGHT received the Golden Kite Award from the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
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A young girl and her father happily shop for, bring home, plant, and display a window box of blossoming flowers as a gift for the girl's mother's birthday. Oil paintings accompany the rhyming text.
In a simple rhyming story, a little girl and her father purchase a birthday garden for her mother--pansies, tulips, daffodils, geraniums, and daisies--and hurry home to prepare their birthday surprise.