Julie lives in Paris but she longs to walk in a beautiful country garden. When her mother takes her on a visit to rural Giverny Julie discovers a beautiful garden and befriends the man she believes is the gardener. In fact he is the garden's owner the immortal artist Claude Monet. This is a title in Barron S Anholt s Artists Books for Children series in which author and illustrator Laurence Anholt recalls memorable and sometimes amusing moments when the lives of the artists were touched by children. Anholt s fine illustrations appear on every page and include reproductions of works by the artists. Ages 4 to 8. For Elementary-Middle School Grade Level.