Wake, Sleepy One

Written in lyrical prose with beautifully detailed illustrations, Wake, Sleepy One follows the California poppy's incredible journey, from seed, to flower, to the rare super bloom.

"West Margin rises and shines with Wake, Sleepy One by debut author Lisa Kerr, illus. by Lisa Powell Braun, providing a nonfiction look at the California wildflower super bloom that occurs every spring."
--Publishers Weekly, Spring 2022 Children's Sneak Previews

Follow the golden poppy's journey as it slowly wakes inside its seed, stretches its roots, and unfolds its delicate petals. Watch as it transforms the land into an ocean of orange--the amazing "super bloom."

A lyrical ode to California's most treasured wildflower, Wake, Sleepy One gently captures the quiet strength of the poppy in all its breathtaking wonder.

Publication Date: 
April 26, 2022