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The Children’s Garden

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The Children's Garden by Carole Lexa Schaefer
May 02, 2017 | 32 Pages
  • Hardcover $16.99

    May 02, 2017 | 32 Pages | 4-8 years

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“This charming look at a cooperative project outdoors in fresh air and sunshine captures the appeal of gardening and may inspire children to plant some seeds of their own.”
Kirkus Reviews, starred 

“Simple yet enlightening and lyrical text is enhanced by the cheerful and colorful artwork… A solid addition for libraries looking for offerings on urban ¬gardening that will inspire and inform future farmers.”
School Library Journal

“A fantastic book to read to school children before planting a school garden or just to get them excited about good food!” 
—A Nest for All Seasons

“The lyrical text and sun-drenched illustrations combine storytelling with horticultural basics… Inviting and inspiring, this luminous volume provides a hands-on paean to community gardening.”
School Library Journal

“Aspiring gardeners will love hearing about a real children’s garden.”
—Seattle Refined

“A diverse pack of kids enjoy[s] the summer’s bounty in colorful paintings… Kids all over the country will undoubtedly enjoy the book.”
—Seattle’s Child

“This book will be a great addition to our learning about gardens and sustainability.”
—Brought to You By Mom

“This is a story all about the joy of learning, respect, community, responsibility and teamwork. There are so many elements of this book that I, as a mom, teacher and gardener find valuable. This book inspires, empowers, excites, and fosters pride!”
—The Petite Stag

“Imaginative language and bold, bright illustrations and splendid seed packet endpapers make this portrait of a bountiful co-operative gardening project a delight.”–Red Reading Hub


Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book Award SUBMITTED 2017

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