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Quiet in the Garden

Aliki. - Greenwillow Books
Format: Print book

I love to go into the garden.I sit quietly.I see flowers and plants.It makes me feel peaceful.If I am very still,I see birds, insects,and creatures I hadnot noticed before.I can even hear them!Nibble, crunch, chomp.Chew, bite, slurp,swallow, gulp.They are all hungry!Get ready to look and listen.Get...
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What's in the Garden?

Cris Arbo - Dawn Pubns
Format: Paperback

Good food doesn't begin on a store shelf with a box. It comes from a garden bursting with life, color, sounds, smells, sunshine, moisture, birds, and bees! Healthy food becomes much more interesting when children know where they come from. So what s in the garden? Kids will find a variety...
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I Have a Garden

Bob Barner - Holiday House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

"I have a garden," a frisky dog announces. In simple sentences the dog guides new readers through a bright and lush garden, which is home to a chipmunk, a bird, a bug, and all sorts of other creatures."This garden is for me," the dog continues."No. This garden is for all of us. We have...
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Paddington Bear in the Garden

Michael Bond - HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Book

There is nothing that Paddington Bear loves better than living with the Browns...except maybe marmalade! But now Mr. and Mrs. Brown have given him something else to love at number thirty-two Windsor Gardens -- his very own garden. Paddington sets to work in an attempt to create the most...
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Good Morning, Garden

Barbara Brenner - NorthWord Press
Format: Print book

Good Morning, Garden is a tranquil greeting to a new day, and a celebration of all living things in a child's garden. The loosely rhyming, lilting text shows a child's joy in discovering chipmunks, ladybugs, butterflies, and blackberries. This gentle good-morning book is perfect...
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Seed Magic

Jane Buchanan - Peachtree Publishers
Format: Book

Rose and her brothers mock the crazy old Birdman, who sits in his wheelchair surrounded by ugly gray pigeons. The birdman thinks his pigeons are beautiful, but the only things Rose thinks are beautiful are gardens full of red and yellow and blue flowers. The Birdman fills Rose s hand with...
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Flower Garden

Eve Bunting - HMH Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover

"An urban African-American girl and her father buy plants, potting soil, and a window box at the supermarket, ride the bus to their apartment, and put together a colorful gift for the child's mother. Rhyming verse carries the brief story, while wonderful, warm, full-color illustrations...
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Biscuit in the Garden

Alyssa Satin Capucilli - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Biscuit is excited to explore the garden. From the prettiest flowers to the smallest bugs, there's so much to see. And the little puppy even finds his own special way to add to the garden's bounty!With gentle humor and a sweet surprise, Alyssa Satin Capucilli and Pat Schories invite...
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Plant a Little Seed

Bonnie Christensen - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

With a little help from a watering can, bright sunlight, and a lot of patience, two friends plant seeds in their community garden and watch how they grow. Slowly, the seeds turn into sprouts, which grow into stems, followed by leaves and buds! The garden will soon be teeming with life and ready...
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The Bear's Garden

Marcie Colleen - Imprint
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by the true story of a community garden in Brooklyn, New York, The Bear's Garden picture book by writer Marcie Colleen and illustrator Alison Oliver is a testament to how imagination and dedication can transform communities and create beauty for everyone in unexpected places....
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A Garden of Opposites

Nancy Davis - Schwartz & Wade
Format: Print book

Enter this beautiful garden and see what opposites you'll find! A short caterpillar and a long garden snake, a closed bud and an open blossom. These delightful images will teach youngsters about basic opposite concepts, and about the charms and wonders of the outdoors!This simple book...
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And Then the Seed Grew

Marianne Dubuc - Kids Can Press
Format: Hardcover

In an ordinary garden full of flowers and plants, little Jack and Mr. Gnome live above the ground, while Yvonne the mole, the Field Mouse family, Paulie the earthworm and Colette the ant live below the ground. Everybody is happy in the garden. Until one day, a new seed arrives, which soon...
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Olivia Plants a Garden

Ian Falconer - Simon Spotlight
Format: Book

When Olivia's teacher gives Olivia a "surprise" plant seed envelope, she takes care of the seed in her garden, excited to discover what kind of plant she will grow.
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We Are the Gardeners

Joanna Gaines - Thomas Nelson
Format: Hardcover

In We Are the Gardeners, Joanna and the kids chronicle the adventures of starting their own family garden. From their failed endeavors, obstacles to overcome (bunnies that eat everything!) , and all the knowledge...
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Patience, Miyuki

Roxane Marie Galliez - Princeton Architectural Press
Format: Hardcover

Anyone with a small child knows that patience is not a virtue easily won. In this magically illustrated story the young girl Miyuki, who we first met in the critically acclaimed Time for Bed, Miyuki, anxiously awaits the opening of one sleepy flower. When, on the first day of spring, the flower...
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Little Seeds (My Little Planet)

Charles Ghigna - Picture Window Books
Format: Book

In this poem, children discover that planting seeds is an exciting adventure that is good for the Earth, too!
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Planting the Wild Garden

Wendy Anderson Halperin - Peachtree Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Seed by seed, we plant the wild meadow garden wind and water, birds and animals, plants and people all of us together.In this lyrical picture book, author Kathryn O. Galbraith explains the many ways in which seeds are spread and planted.A farmer and her son plant vegetables in their garden,...
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My Garden

Kevin Henkes - Greenwillow Books
Format: Audiobook

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?
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Whose Garden Is It?

Mary Ann Hoberman - Harcourt Children's Books
Format: Hardcover

The gardener says the garden belongs to him. But the woodchuck insists that it's his. And so do the rabbit, the butterfly, the squash bug, and the bumblebee. Even the tiny seeds and whistling weeds think the garden just couldn't grow without them. As they stroll through the exquisite...
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Cecil's Garden

Holly Keller - Greenwillow
Format: Library Binding

Cecil and her brother, Jake, prepare the garden for planting, but when Cecil realizes that she has six seed packages and the garden can only handle five rows, she fears that she will have to choose to leave one delicious vegetable out. Jr Lib Guild.
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Little Critter: A Green, Green Garden

Mercer Mayer - HarperCollins
Format: Hardcover

Little Critter is going green! Little Critter® learns that planting his own garden is a lot of fun and a lot of work. But the result—a green, green garden—is something he can cherish and enjoy.Young readers will love this heartwarming new addition to the I Can Read! Little...
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Lola Plants a Garden

Anna McQuinn - Charlesbridge
Format: Print book

Readers who loved Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, and Lola Reads to Leo are in for a backyard treat. After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy the seeds, make the garden,...
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Stories from Bug Garden

Lisa Moser - Candlewick Press, 2016.
Format: Print book

Come peer between blades of grass at the secret lives of a garden's tiniest inhabitants, revealed in lyrical vignettes and charming illustrations.What may appear to be an abandoned garden is actually home to an unusual array of insects. Meet a ladybug who prefers making mud angels to acting...
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If You Plant a Seed

Kadir Nelson - Balzer + Bray
Format: Hardcover

Kadir Nelson, acclaimed author of Baby Bear and winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity.With spare text and breathtaking...
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Peppa Pig and the Vegetable Garden

Candlewick Press - Candlewick Entertainment
Format: Hardcover

Gardening is more fun with Peppa!Peppa and her little brother, George, love to help Grandpa Pig in the garden. They discover that everything grows from seeds planted in the dirt, and that even the apple that falls on Grandpa Pigs head has seeds inside! Join the amiable Peppa and her spirited...
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Lily's Garden

Deborah Kogan Ray - Roaring Brook Press
Format: Hardcover

In January, Lily receives a box of fresh oranges from her grandmother in California. In February, Lily sends her grandmother maple syrup from the trees on her family farm in Maine. And so the year goes on through the pages of this warmly illustrated picture book--a calendar of the months,...
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Rose's Garden

Peter H. Reynolds - Candlewick; 1 edition
Format: Book

“May this powerful story . . . plant fresh seeds of hope and service for generations to come.” — Senator Edward M. KennedyA sweet fable dedicated to Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy – celebrating the spirit of community, the beauty of nature, and the power of faith and imagination.After...
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Zinnia's Flower Garden

Monica Wellington - Puffin Books
Format: Paperback

Springtime is here, and Zinnia can't wait to plant her seeds and watch them grow. She carefully takes care of her garden, watering her plants, weeding, and waiting patiently for something to sprout. And soon enough, the first seedlings appear! With art just as colorful as a garden in bloom,...
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Mortimer's First Garden

Karma Wilson - Margaret K. McElderry Books
Format: Print book

Winter is just over, the sky is gray, and the ground is brown. Little Mortimer Mouse munches on sunflower seeds and longs to see something green. Upon overhearing the story of how springtime rain and sunshine nurture little seeds to grow into great big green plants, Mortimer is skeptical...
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In My Garden

Zolotow, Charlotte - NEAL PORTER BOOKS

A little girl and her older friend poetically describe the garden as it changes through the seasons. This quiet, intergenerational story pays homage to experiencing nature as a child and as an adult. The two friends watch the birds, fly a kite, plant flowers and play in the snow.Two picture...
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Nonfiction

Creative Gardening: Growing Plants Upside Down, In Water, and More

Lisa J Amstutz - Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Young gardeners will not only find unique projects for planting and gardening, but will also be inspired to create their own. Using unexpected materials and methods, readers will be planting gardens like no other.
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Edible Gardening: Growing Your Own Vegetables, Fruits, and More

Lisa J Amstutz - Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Whether a gardener, a chef, or both, readers will find easy gardening projects for edible plants in this book. Includes tips and variations for indoor and outdoor projects.
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Enchanted Gardening: Growing Miniature Gardens, Fairy Gardens, and More

Lisa J Amstutz - Capstone Press
Format: Print book

Readers of all ages will enjoy creating these charming gardens. Includes various projects for miniature and fairy gardens as well as other magically inspired gardens.
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Indoor Gardening: Growing Air Plants, Terrariums, and More

Lisa J Amstutz - Capstone Press
Format: Print book

For readers with no outdoor space or yard available, or those who just want to enjoy their gardens indoors, this book is full of projects with plants that thrive inside. Discover just how creative gardening can be inside four walls.
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Flowers

Gail Gibbons - Holiday House
Format: Hardcover

Nonfiction superstar Gail Gibbons on flowers and pollination!Gail Gibbons has covered seeds, farming, vegetables, and fruits--and now it's time for flowers! This lush introduction to the basics and life cycle of flowers--including common regional species, flowers' habitable range, basic...
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Grow It, Cook It

DK Publishing - DK Children; English Language edition
Format: Hardcover

Grow It, Cook It is the childrens cookbook that starts with the seed of a good idea. More than a cookbook, this innovative book offers a fresh approach to healthy eating by getting children involved in food right from the start. Children will learn that when they eat a carrot, theyre biting...
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Cool Carrots from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Carrots

Katherine Hengel - Checkerboard Books
Format: Book

Easy-to-follow planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process, and delicious recipes with step-by-step photos bring the homegrown vegetables to the table to share with others!Title: Cool Carrots from Garden to TableAuthor:...
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Cool Leaf Lettuce from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Lettuce

Katherine Hengel - Checkerboard Library
Format: Book

Easy-to-follow planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process, and delicious recipes with step-by-step photos bring the homegrown vegetables to the table to share with others!Title: Cool Leaf Lettuce from Garden to TableAuthor:...
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Cool Tomatoes from Garden to Table: How to Plant, Grow, and Prepare Tomatoes

Katherine Hengel - Checkerboard Library
Format: Book

Easy-to-follow planting, care and harvesting tips give the beginning gardener a good basic understanding of the growing process, and delicious recipes with step-by-step photos bring the homegrown vegetables to the table to share with others!Title: Cool Tomatoes from Garden to TableAuthor:...
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A Backyard Flower Garden for Kids

Amie Jane Leavitt - Mitchell Lane Publishers
Format: Library Binding

People all around the world enjoy the hobby of gardening. They love planting tiny seeds in the soil and watching them sprout into mature plants. Gardening isn t just for adults, however. Kids can plan, create, and maintain their own gardens, too. Gardening for Kids is rich with ideas and instructions...
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A Backyard Vegetable Garden for Kids

Amie Jane Leavitt - Mitchell Lane Publishers
Format: Print book

People all around the world enjoy the hobby of gardening. They love planting tiny seeds in the soil and watching them sprout into mature plants. Gardening isn t just for adults, however. Kids can plan, create, and maintain their own gardens, too. Gardening for Kids is rich with ideas and instructions...
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What Lives in the Garden?

John Woodward - Gareth Stevens Publishing
Format: Library Binding

Here are honeybees, killer bees, butterflies, moths, grasshoppers, and hedge clippers, plus ants and wasps of many kinds. Here too are spiders and flies, mosquitoes and ladybugs, aphids, slugs, snails, and dragonflies. Some live behind bushes, or among flowers and grass, while others crawl...
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