My Garden by Kevin Henkes
  

Synopsis

My Garden by Kevin Henkes

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?

Reviews

With its adroit look at a child's colorful imagination, My Garden is as fresh and inviting as spring after winter. -- Horn Book (starred review) Henkes gives the young storyteller a matter-of-fact voice and a sly sense of humor, while dewy watercolors and ink picture her reveling in a magical world of plants, birds, and butterflies. -- Publishers Weekly (starred review) Imagination grows and spreads from the fertile pages of this book to the minds of young readers...A must for every library. -- School Library Journal (starred review) This intimate exploration of a child's burgeoning imagination hits every note right...Just plain perfect. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

About the Author

Kevin Henkes is the award-winning creator of many books for children, including the Caldecott Medal Book Kitten's First Full Moon, the Caldecott and Geisel Honor Book Waiting, the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean, and several bestselling books about mice, including Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and Chrysanthemum. www.kevinhenkes.com

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages
Interest Age: From 2

Author

Kevin Henkes
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Publisher

Greenwillow Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

1st March 2010

ISBN

9780061715174


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