Janni Howker

The Topiary Garden
  • The Topiary Garden

  • One of the most remarkable short stories in Janni Howker's BADGER ON THE BARGE is THE TOPIARY GARDEN, currently under option for filming It is the evocative, timeless story of Sally Beck, and the circumstances which led her to become Jack, the gardener's boy, working amongst the topiary bushes of a great country house garden. This powerful story has such impact for readers of any age that we are publishing it in a separate edition, with specially commissioned full colour paintings by Anthony Browne

Janni Howker, having published only three books to date, has been garlanded with awards (including the Whitbread and the Somerset Maugham), and her books have been successful in many languages. Anthony Browne is now regarded as one of the world's most popular and successful artists, and has won many awards in Great Britain, and also in the USA, Holland, Germany and other countries.

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