Doing the Garden by Sarah Garland


Doing the Garden by Sarah Garland

Frances Lincoln are delighted to reissue Sarah Garland's classic picture book series featuring a warm and very down-to-earth family as they go about their daily life. Doing the Garden follows the family as they go to the garden centre, choose their flowers and seeds and even a tree. They come home, work together in the garden and are finished in time for tea.


Great fun and ideal for reading aloud. Bath Chronicle Warm and realistic illustrations convey the details of a day of gardening. Mum loads two toddlers into the pram and off they set to the garden centre. They buy seeds and plants and even a tree! After staggering home, they have all the fun of digging, sowing, and planting. What a busy day and how delightfully it ends with everyone flopped exhausted on the kitchen floor. Book Ahead 0-7 Recommended reading. Child Care A charming book, exploring the gardening exploits of an ordinary family. The pictures are charming, full of detail that offers such rich potential for discussion. Early Years Educator

About the Author

Sarah Garland

Sarah Garland is a much-loved author/illustrator who has published more than 40 books. The daughter of a publisher and illustrator, she trained as a typographer at the London College of Printing. She has written many books for children, and also books for adults on herbs and their uses. During her childhood in the New Forest and in recent years she has concentrated on growing a very wide variety of herbs to use in her kitchen, and to treat minor ailments.

She lives in Chedworth, Gloucestershire.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

12th October 2007



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