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Jilli and Jim solve the mystery of the monster in their garden in the third book in the endearing new chapter book series by two-time Newbery Honor Book author Patricia Reilly Giff.It is time to plant a vegetable garden!Best friends Jilli and Jimmust keep the bugs and slugs away.Then they can march in the Vegetable Paradeat the end of the summer.But what is that HUGE monster plantgrowing in the middle of the garden?Will it eat their vegetables?Will it eat Jillis dog Fiercely?Will it eat Jilli and Jim?Can Fiercely save them from the monster plant?,

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Patricia Reilly Giff

PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books, the Friends and Amigos books, and the Polka Dot Private Eye books. Several of her novels for older readers have been chosen as ALA-ALSC Notable Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults. They include The Gift of the Pirate Queen; All the Way Home; Water Street; Nory Ryan's Song, a Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Honor Book for Fiction; and the Newbery Honor Books Lily's Crossing and Pictures of Hollis Woods. Lily's Crossing was also chosen as a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book. Her most recent books are Number One Kid, Big Whopper, Flying Feet, Eleven, Wild Girl, and Storyteller.

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