The Curious Garden

Picture Books | April 1, 2009

byPeter Brown

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One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.

While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.

This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.

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One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes a...

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, includingChildren Make Terrible PetsandThe Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor forCreepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, aNew York TimesBest Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of...

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Format:Picture BooksDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 8.88 × 0.5 inPublished:April 1, 2009Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316015474

ISBN - 13:9780316015479

Appropriate for ages: 4

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* "The art is spectacular and the book might inspire children to engage in small projects to improve their own neighborhoods."-School Library Journal, starred review