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  • Details about Counting in the Garden

    Counting in the Garden

    Kim Parker

    "This visually stunning concept book is set in a lush, blossom-filled flower bed. Hidden among the blooms are creatures to count, all pulsating on a crisp white background....A lovely addition to preschool storytimes about gardens, animals, and spring." - School Library Journal…more

  • Details about What Shall We Play?

    What Shall We Play?

    by Sue Heap

    Accept an invitation to play--and see what a pair of fairy wings can do! When Martha wants to play cars, Martha, Matt, and Lily May turn into beep-beep cars in a traffic jam. And when Matt wants to be wibbly-obbly Jell-O, all three of them shake and wiggle away. But Lily May really wants to play fairies. She even brought her wings and her wand. Will she ever get her wish? With a simple narrative and bright, child-friendly illustrations, Sue Heap captures the give-and-take - and the unpredictable……more

  • Details about My Garden

    My Garden

    by Kevin Henkes

    The girl in this book grows chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells in her garden. How does your garden grow?…more

  • Details about Jack's Garden

    Jack's Garden

    by Henry Cole

    Come to the garden that Jack planted. You will see seeds and seedlings, buds and leaves. You will meet birds and bugs and butterflies. And best of all, you will watch the garden bloom! * * And maybe you will plant a garden yourself!…more

  • Details about Zinnia's Flower Garden

    Zinnia's Flower Garden

    Monica Wellington

    Zinnia grows many kinds of flowers in her garden. Sunflowers, sweet peas, and (of course) zinnias bloom in the sunshine. Customers come to pick their own bunches of flowers. Bouquet-bright artwork shows all Zinnia's tasks, from planting the seeds to cutting the beautiful blooms. The perfect tie-in to elementary biology units about plant growth-and school gardens-this book will be especially welcomed by teachers. It is a splendid addition to Monica Wellington's nonfiction for the very young and a……more

  • Details about A Garden of Opposites

    A Garden of Opposites

    by Nancy Davis

    Enter this beautiful garden and see what opposites you'll find! A short caterpillar and a long garden snake, a closed bud and an open blossom. These delightful images will teach youngsters about basic opposite concepts, and about the charms and wonders of the outdoors! This simple book has a surprise treat at the end--a gatefold displaying the whole garden, with opposites galore for little ones to search for. Plus, sturdy cardstock pages make this book perfect for reading indoors . . . or for ta……more

  • Details about The Secret Garden

    The Secret Garden

    by Frances Hodgson Burnett; illustrated by Tasha Tudor

    When orphaned Mary Lennox, lonely and sad, comes to live at her uncle's great house on the Yorkshire moors, she finds it full of secrets. At night, she hears the sound of crying down one of the long corridors. Outside, she meets Dickon, a magical boy who can charm and talk to animals. Then, one day, with the help of a friendly robin, Mary discovers the most mysterious wonder of all--a secret garden, walled and locked, which has been completely forgotten for years and years. Is everything in the ……more

  • Details about Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

    Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

    by Candace Fleming

    Tippy, tippy, tippy, Pat! That's the sound three hungry bunnies make when the sun goes down and the moon comes up and Mr. McGreely's garden smells yum, yum, yummy. While he's dreaming of his mouth-watering carrots, the bunnies are diving over fences and swimming trenches to get the veggies first! Hammer, hammer, hammer, Saw! That's the sound Mr. McGreely makes when the sun comes up and the moon goes down and he sees what those twitch-whiskers have done....Nibbled leaves! Empty stalks! Mr. McGree……more

  • Details about Design Your Own Butterfly Garden

    Design Your Own Butterfly Garden

    Susan Sales Harkins and William H. Harkins

    Color adds an irresistible dimension to any yard. Put a pair of wings on that color and suddenly your yard is alive with life! Butterflies live all over the country, so you're likely to see them no matter where you live. To attract butterflies to your backyard, you need to provide the things they like: nectar, water, sun, and shelter. For most of us, this is as easy as planting some wildflower seeds in a sunny spot. In just a few months, the tiny seeds have grown into huge, beautiful flowers tha……more

  • Details about The Curious Garden

    The Curious Garden

    by Peter Brown

    This gorgeously illustrated picture book opens to a detailed spread of a gray city. If you look closely, you can spot the tiny figure of a red-headed boy, Liam, walking down the street. THE CURIOUS GARDEN tells the story of how this young boy discovers a door that leads up to abandoned railroad tracks where he finds a forgotten garden. He cares for the plants and helps them flourish, and they gradually spread throughout the city, transforming it, bit by bit, into a lush, green world. With spare ……more

  • Details about The Caterpillar and the Polliwog

    The Caterpillar and the Polliwog

    by Jack Kent

    Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too.…more