My Garden

Kevin Henkes (Author)
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Description

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?

Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Greenwillow Books
Publish Date
February 23, 2010
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.26 X 0.45 X 10.28 inches | 1.04 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780061715174

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About the Author

Kevin Henkes is an award-winning author and illustrator of many books for children of all ages. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten's First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors--one for Olive's Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller--and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include Egg, Old Bear, A Good Day, Chrysanthemum, and the beloved Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin. www.kevinhenkes.com

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)