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  • Details about Plant the Tiny Seed

    Plant the Tiny Seed

    Christie Matheson (Illustrator)

    How do you make a garden grow? In this playful companion to the popular Tap the Magic Tree and Touch the Brightest Star, you will see how tiny seeds bloom into beautiful flowers. And by tapping, clapping, waving, and more, young readers can join in the action! Christie Matheson masterfully combines the wonder of the natural world with the interactivity of reading. Beautiful collage-and-watercolor art follows the seed through its entire life cycle, as it grows into a zinnia in a garden full of b……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 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 A Peaceful Garden

    A Peaceful Garden

    Lucy London; Christa Pierce (Illustrator)

    2019 Green Earth Book Award winner! Two cats lead the way as young readers learn how to choose seeds, dig holes, and water their plants to create their own peaceful garden. From carrots and lettuce to sunflowers and daisies, this is a garden that children will be eager to plant and tend. With comforting text from Lucy London and charming illustrations from Christa Pierce, A Peaceful Garden shows young readers everything a peaceful garden needs to grow. Perfect for fans of Plant the Tiny Seed,……more

  • Details about Plants Can't Sit Still

    Plants Can't Sit Still

    Rebecca E. Hirsch; Mia Posada (Illustrator)

    Do plants really move? Absolutely! You might be surprised by all ways plants can move. Plants might not pick up their roots and walk away, but they definitely don't sit still! Discover the many ways plants (and their seeds) move. Whether it's a sunflower, a Venus flytrap, or an exotic plant like an exploding cucumber, this fascinating picture book shows just how excitingly active plants really are.…more

  • Details about A Seed Needs Sun

    A Seed Needs Sun

    Kate Riggs; Fiammetta Dogi (Illustrator)

    This durable title offers up fun, foundational introductions to a plant's life cycle that are sure to fascinate every early learner. Simple, rhythmical text introduces each part of the plant, highlighting the the plant's needs for enabling growth. Detailed illustrations, meanwhile, provide colorful views of natural environments.…more

  • Details about Sunflower House

    Sunflower House

    Eve Bunting; Kathryn Hewitt (Illustrator)

    Sunflower seeds sown in a circle--and watered, weeded, and watched--eventually grow into a beautiful sunflower house with lots of room inside for three friends and their imaginations. When summer's over and the sunflowers fall, the friends save seeds to plant next spring. "Primary and preschool teachers will find this a colorful, child-appealing addition to units on plants."-- Booklist…more

  • Details about A Seed Is Sleepy

    A Seed Is Sleepy

    Dianna Hutts Aston; Sylvia Long (Illustrator)

    Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle.…more

  • Details about My Garden/ Mi Jardin

    My Garden/ Mi Jardin

    Rebecca Emberley

    Rebecca Emberley's first eight board books featuring colorful images and simple words in both Spanish and English have sold a total of more than 779,000 copies. Here is another book in the same vein that should meet with the same degree of success. Spanish and English exist side by side in many areas of the country and these graphic books are a wonderful start in dual language learning.…more

  • Details about The Surprise Garden

    The Surprise Garden

    Zoe Hall; Shari Halpern

    As the sun's warmth brings their garden to life, small children watch the small shoots became all kinds of tasty vegetables in eye-catching colors. Full color.…more

  • Details about The Carrot Seed

    The Carrot Seed

    Ruth Krauss; Crockett Johnson (Illustrator)

    When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits... This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss's simple text and Crockett Johnson's e……more

  • Details about And Then It's Spring

    And Then It's Spring

    by Julie Fogliano; illustrated by Erin E. Stead

    Following a snow-filled winter, a young boy and his dog decide that they've had enough of all that brown and resolve to plant a garden. They dig, they plant, they play, they wait . . . and wait . . . until at last, the brown becomes a more hopeful shade of brown, a sign that spring may finally be on its way.   Julie Fogliano's tender story of anticipation is brought to life by the distinctive illustrations Erin E. Stead, recipient of the 2011 Caldecott Medal.…more