Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers

Joy’s paintings for MISS LADY BIRD’S WILDFLOWERS, How a First Lady Changed America, written by Kathi Appelt, illustrates Lady Bird’s love of life and nature. Explore her life through art, from childhood, to being First Lady, to her mission and legacy to educate us about the value and beauty of wildflowers and native plants.

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The Brick House, home of baby Lady Bird and Family
The Brick House, home of baby Lady Bird and Family
Lady Bird Johnson explores Caddo Lake when she was a teen.
Lady Bird Explores Caddo Lake
A young Lady Bird Johnson imagines a story about her parents.
Bluebonnet Memories, imagining a story about her parents.
Lady Bird Johnson, a University of Texas student, explores nature near Austin, Texas.
Lady Bird, a University of Texas student, exploring nature near Austin
Lady Bird and Lyndon, Honeymoon, Xochimilco, Mexico City, 1934

Lady Bird and Lyndon, Honeymoon in Mexico City,
November 1934

Lady Bird Johnson, age 70, stopping destruction of lovely Evening Primroses.
Saving a Field of Lovely Evening Primroses
Lady Bird Johnson planting cherry trees, a gift from the Japanese ambassador's wife.
Children enjoying the beauty of native wildflowers, thanks to Lady Bird Johnson's mission to preserve and protect our environment.
LBJ Ranch, Stonewall, Texas. Lyndon and Lady Bird Johnson with their dog, Yuki, explore the beauty of the land they restored.

LBJ Ranch - Stonewall, Texas

Miles and Miles of Wildflowers, a painting by Joy Fisher Hein, depicting the beautiful wildflowers of Texas.
Miles and Miles of Wildflowers