School of Film/Video faculty Brigette Barrager‘s (Film/Video BFA 07) latest children’s book Welcome Flower Child: The Magic of Your Birth Flower was recently published by Random House Books for Young Readers.
Welcome Flower Child, which was written and illustrated by Barrager, shares the meaning of baby birth flowers for each of the 12 months. Through Barrager’s signature whimsical style and vibrant colors, the book celebrates the uniqueness of every child and how they collectively “make this world a beautiful garden.” From Penguin Random House:
Welcome to this celebration of nature and babies from New York Times bestselling illustrator of Uni the Unicorn, Brigette Barrager. A gorgeous gift book reveals the qualities of babies born in each month of the year, and the accompanying flower that blooms in each birth month. This text is sweet, and soft, and everyone who opens it can find the special personality traits of individuals born in their month revealed.
Barrager has illustrated more than 25 books, including Vlad the Rad (also written by Barrager), Uni the Unicorn by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Florabelle by Sasha Quinton and Fred’s Big Feelings: The Life and Legacy of Mister Rogers by Laura Renauld. She is the recipient of the 2018 Christopher Award for Distinguished Achievement for her illustration work on Pocket Full of Colors: The Magical World of Mary Blair, Disney Artist Extraordinaire by Amy Guglielmo and Jacqueline Tourville.