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Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!
by Candace Fleming, G. Brian Karas (Illustrator)
School & Library Binding - 32 pages
After years of dreaming of planting a garden, Mr. McGreely finally takes hoe and watering can in hand and makes his dream come true. Unfortunately for him (but luckily for readers), this is not the happily-ever-after part of the story. Late one night, three hungry bunnies appear:... Read more

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together With Children
by Sharon Lovejoy 
And no, in case you're wondering, it's not about womats. writes: Green thumbs and non-green thumbs alike will fall in love with Roots, Shoots, Buckets, & Boots, a remarkably fun and informative introduction to the wonderful world of gardening--and more specifically, gardening with children. Learn how to make everything from a pizza garden (pizza-pie-shaped, with... Read more
Workman Publishing Company
Paperback - 159 pages 

by Paul Fleischman, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press
School & Library Binding - 40 pages writes:  What do the children you know usually do when school is out for the summer? Go crazy with boredom? Head poolside with friends? Plan a self-sufficient civilization with its own staple food crop? That is precisely how Wesley decides to spend his summer vacation. Wesley is not an ordinary boy: "He... Read more

Waiting for Wings
by Lois Ehlert writes: Lois Ehlert, beloved illustrator of Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and many other bold, beautiful picture books has outdone herself with this gorgeous (seriously breathtaking) celebration of butterfly metamorphosis. "Out in the fields, eggs are hidden from view, / clinging to leaves with butterfly glue.... Read more
Hardcover - 40 pages 
(April 1, )

The Garden That We Grew (Puffin Easy-To-Read. Level 2)
by Joan Holub, Hiroe Nakata (Illustrator)
Paperback - 32 pages 

Mrs. Spitzer's Garden
by Edith Pattou, Tricia Tusa (Illustrator)
Hardcover - 32 pages 
illustrated edition (May 14, )

The Gardener
by Sarah Stewart, David Small (Illustrator)
Paperback - 40 pages 
Reprint edition (March )

The Carrot Seed
by Ruth Krauss, Crockett Johnson (Illustrator)
Harperfestival Hardcover  Board edition (May 1993) writes: Ruth Krauss, author of A Hole Is to Dig, has crafted a story almost Zen-like in its simplicity. A little boy plants a carrot seed and waits patiently, tending to it carefully, while everyone around him insists that "it won't come up." His conviction is steadfast, however, and sure enough,... Read more

Gardening With Children
by Beth Richardson, Lynn Karlin (Photographer) writes: Richardson creates an unusual approach to gardening, a guide to including children of all ages in the garden. Divided into two main sections, "Including Children in the Gardening Activity" and "Making Gardening Fun for Children," the author provides all the basics of gardening--planning, planting,... Read more
Taunton Pr Paperback - 153 pages 

The Kids Can Press Jumbo Book of Gardening
by Karyn Morris, Jane Kurisu (Illustrator)
Kids Can Press
Paperback (March )

by Kevin O'Malley (Illustrator)
Walker & Co
Hardcover - 32 pages 
0 edition (May 21, )

Maisy's Garden
by Lucy Cousins 
Candlewick Press
Paperback - 16 pages 
Sticker edition

A Gardener's Alphabet
by Mary Azarian (Illustrator)
Houghton Mifflin Co (Juv)
Hardcover - 32 pages 
(April 24, )

In My Garden: A Counting Book
by Ward Schumaker 
Chronicle Books
Hardcover - 34 pages 
(April ) writes: Whimsy and wonder abound in this horticultural counting book. Beginning readers (and counters--and gardeners!) can count from one grinning watering can to 233 plump little peas, with plenty of dancing flowers, buzzing bees, stones for stepping, and snails late for dinner in between. In the standard... Read more

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