This series is made from 98% post consumer recycled materials and printed with friendly inks. Each hardcover book's simple,nonfiction content inspires children to love and respect the natural world and the parent spread at the back of each book shows how easy it is to practice (and teach!) habits right at home. Children will learn abou the healthy foods that can grow right at home, and how eating them helps them grow, too.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/4/2009Pages: 20Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
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!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/14/1995Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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? Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/23/2010Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world. This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 4/1/2009Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
I'd like to be under the sea In an octopus's garden in the shadeHe'd let us in, knows where we've been In his octopus's garden in the shade Who wouldn't like to visit an octopus's garden? Well, now you can! This lively picture book, complete with a CD of the beloved song, brings Ringo Starr's joyful underwater tale to life and is perfect for reading, sharing, and singing again and again.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/4/2014Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Tumble down the rabbit hole and find yourself in an inky black-and-white wonderland. This interactive activity book takes you on a ramble through a secret garden created in beautifully detailed pen-and-ink illustrations—all waiting to be brought to life through coloring, but each also sheltering all kinds of tiny creatures just waiting to be found. And there are also bits of the garden that still need to be completed by you. Appealing to all ages, the intricately-realized world of the Secret Garden is both beautiful and inspirational. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/26/2013Pages: 96Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
The beloved original text now offered in a definitive gift edition by esteemed illustrator Inga Moore."Then she slipped through the door, and shut it behind her, breathing quite fast with excitement, and wonder, and delight. She was standing inside the secret garden."First published in 1909, THE SECRET GARDEN has entranced readers with the courage and strength of two unhappy and withered children who become determined to make their lives and the lives of others around them more joyful. In this remarkable new edition, Inga Moore’s beautifully observed illustrations capture the wonder of the secret garden springing to life under the tender care of Mary Lennox; her spoiled invalid cousin, Colin; and Dickon, a Yorkshire boy.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/12/2008Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Join Bunny in the Garden as he cares for flowers and greets all the birds and butterflies. This book is printed with recycled materials and soy inks—and features characters from the evergreen children’s classic pat the bunny.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/12/2010Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Alice's family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports all she sees about how the plants grow, what insects come to eat the plants, and what birds and animals come to eat the insects. It's the food chain, right in her own backyard!While Alice's narrative is simple and engaging, science concepts are presented in more depth in sidebars by a pair of very knowledgeable (and highly amusing) chickens! Noted science writer Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld knows how to layer information to make it accessible to a wide range of readers and useful for educators. And illustrator Priscilla Lamont's funny, friendly paintings make this a garden everyone will want to explore.Kids will eat up this wonderful book of backyard science—and perhaps they'll even be inspired to eat their vegetables!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/28/2012Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
One of th' gardens is locked up. No one has been in it for ten years." When orphaned Mary Lennox comes to live at her uncle's great house on the Yorkshire Moors, she finds it full of mysterious secrets. There are nearly one hundred rooms, most of which are locked, and the house is filled with creepy old portraits and suits of armor. Mary rarely sees her uncle, and perhaps most unsettling of all is that at night she hears the sound of someone crying down one of the long corridors. The gardens surrounding the odd property are Mary's escape and she explores every inch of themall except for the mysterious walled-in, locked garden. Then one day, Mary discovers a key. Could it open the door to the garden? Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/6/1998Pages: 384Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
The family that gardens together, grows together! In this beautiful, project-by-project guide, mom and master gardener Stacy Tornio will inspire gardeners young and old to explore, innovate, and cultivate through simple projects that will get a garden growing at any time of year. Your whole family be inspired to: Tend beautiful, practical gardens that work in any space Plant flowers as colorful as they are hardy Whip up delicious meals from vegetables you planted yourself Decorate your garden with nature-inspired crafts Give the gift of growing, with divided plants, cuttings, and seeds you save yourself Best of all, whether you are tending flowerbeds in spring, stewing July's tomatoes, or coaxing bulbs to bloom mid-winter, you'll be doing it together.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 1/15/2012Pages: 192
Beatrice Alemanga returns with a follow up to the charming Bugs in a Blanket. What happens when the bugs venture out into the big, wide garden to find some new friends? This sturdy board book introduces children to lovable bugs who learn how to accept creatures they are initially afraid of. Author Beatrice Alemagna invented a whole new technique of illustration for this book using a felted wool technique and an amalgam of applique, fabrics and stitching.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/8/2011Pages: 36Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Lizzie and Karl’s mother is a zoo keeper; the family has become attached to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who will be destroyed as a precautionary measure so she and the other animals don’t run wild should the zoo be hit by bombs. The family persuades the zoo director to let Marlene stay in their garden instead. When the city is bombed, the family flees with thousands of others, but how can they walk the same route when they have an elephant in tow, and keep themselves safe? Along the way, they meet Peter, a Canadian navigator who risks his own capture to save the family. As Michael Morpurgo writes in an author’s note, An Elephant in the Garden is inspired by historical truths, and by his admiration for elephants, “the noblest and wisest and most sensitive of all creatures.” Here is a story that brings together an unlikely group of survivors whose faith in kindness and love proves the best weapon of all.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/25/2011Pages: 208Reading Level: Age 10 and Up
After losing her parents, young Mary Lennox is sent from India to live in her uncle's gloomy mansion on the wild English moors. She is lonely and has no one to play with, but one day she learns of a secret garden somewhere in the grounds that no one is allowed to enter. Then Mary uncovers an old key in a flowerbed - and a gust of magic leads her to the hidden door. Slowly she turns the key and enters a world she could never have imagined.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/30/2010Pages: 340Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
COMMISSIONED BY award-winning Penguin art director Paul Buckley, the Penguin Threads series debuts with cover art by Jillian Tamaki for three gift-worthy Penguin Classics. Sketched out in a traditional illustrative manner, then hand stitched using needle and thread, the final covers are sculpt embossed for a tactile, textured, and beautiful book design that will appeal to the Etsy-loving world of handmade crafts.The Penguin Classics Deluxe series has been celebrated for its unique packaging and innovative design. The books of the Penguin Threads series will make truly special gifts and will be welcome additions to any craft or literature lover's collection.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 10/25/2011Pages: 272Reading Level: Age 14 and Up
This beautifully told story follows Billy from early spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. They dig the hard ground, sow rows of seeds, and keep them watered and safe from slugs. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they have grown. Children will be drawn in by the poetry of the language and the warm illustrations, while also catching the excitement of watching things grow!Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 3/1/2012Pages: 40
Toysmith Deluxe Zen Garden Kids can escape and relax with Toysmith Deluxe Zen Garden. The creativity involved in playing and making a garden is refreshing to the mind. Why You'll Love It: Inner peace is easy to find in this garden. Age: 8 years and up Features Sturdy wooden box Meditation booklet Zen garden tools Includes Long-handled rake Bamboo rake Broom Two Asian ceramic swans White purified sand Assortment of polished rocks Meditation booklet
Djeco Djeco Tap Tap GardenCork Board, Wooden Hammer, flower and garden pieces, tacks and cards showing a variety of flowers to create. Simply hammer the pieces into the cork board. Easily remove the pieces to make a new garden!
If you could plant a garden that would represent your personality and heritage, what would it include? Maybe cherry tomatoes, green peppers and delicious blueberries? Audrey Aubergine and her neighbourhood friends do just that in a community garden as they play hide-and-seek amidst giant sunflowers, count ladybugs and make compost mazes. Readers will enjoy following the garden's progress and will be inspired to start one of their own. Author and illustrator Barbara Pollak's colourful illustrations highlight the children's daily adventures in the garden. At the end of the story, the children and their families gather for a potluck to celebrate their garden and enjoy the fruits of their labour.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 8/1/2004Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
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