A Year in Our New Garden by Gerda Muller


A Year in Our New Garden by Gerda Muller

Anna and Benjamin's family has just moved into their new house and even though it's in the middle of a busy town, it has a beautiful big garden for them all to enjoy. Soon the family has made plans for their perfect garden -- Mum wants a lawn and a terrace, Dad wants to help the birds and insects, Benjamin wants to plant beautiful flowers and Anna wants to fill the garden with tasty vegetables. Join Anna and Benjamin as, with a little help from their neighbour, they spend a year learning about all the wonderful things you can do in a garden: planting, harvesting, playing, enjoying picnics and spotting wildlife. Alongside the charming story, A Year in Our New Garden also gives real gardening tips and provides recipes for tasty home-grown snacks to inspire children to get outdoors, be active and learn how nature changes around them throughout the year. This beautifully detailed, seasonal story is a perfect companion to Gerda Muller's A Year Around the Great Oak and How Does My Garden Grow?


'Simply stated, no school or community library collection for young readers will be complete without the inclusion of Gerda Muller's A Year in Our New Garden .'

'This is a really beautiful book.' --Juno 'European picture books are so much richer and more complex than most American picture books, and this is no exception. There is much more text, but patient American children will be rewarded by a wonderful, layered experience as they go through this book. Gerda Muller's enchanting illustrations, filled with details, will keep little readers engaged as they experience what European children are lucky enough to find quite often.'

About the Author

Gerda Muller was born in 1926 in Naarden, Holland. She attended the Fine Arts School of Amsterdam and later on, Ecole Estienne of Paris. She illustrated over 120 books for children and worked with many publishers. Her books have been translated into many languages.

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36 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

21st January 2016



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