Category Archives: Gardening

Upside Down by Katarina Macurova

Upside Down by Katarina Macurova, Albatros, 2022. 9788000065953  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? What appears to be a little bear dressed in overalls … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Gardening, Katarina Macurova | Tagged | Leave a comment

Pomme and the Pumpkins by Admar Kwant

Pomme and the Pumpkins by Admar Kwant, Floris Books, 2022. 9781782507840  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This is an incredibly sweet story enhanced … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Admar Kwant, Gardening | Tagged | Comments Off on Pomme and the Pumpkins by Admar Kwant

Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton. Union Square Kids, 2022. 9781454933038 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Paperback What did you like about the book? Mary walks through … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Author, Gardening, Neighbors, Tammi Sauer, Vanessa Brantley-Newton | Tagged | Comments Off on Mary Had a Little Plan by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Miguel’s Community Garden by JaNay Brown-Wood, illustrated by Samara Hardy

Miguel’s Community Garden by JaNay Brown-Wood, illustrated by Samara Hardy. Peachtree Books, 2022. 9781682631669 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review): 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? Miguel is going to … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Gardening, JaNay Brown-Wood, Samara Hardy | Tagged | Comments Off on Miguel’s Community Garden by JaNay Brown-Wood, illustrated by Samara Hardy

Celia Planted a Garden by Phyllis Root and Gary D. Schmidt, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

Celia Planted a Garden: The Story of Celia Thaxter and Her Island Garden by Phyllis Root and Gary D. Schmidt, illustrated by Melissa Sweet. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536204292 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, *Starred Review, Author, Biography, Gardening, Gary D. Schmidt, Illustrator, Melissa Sweet, Phyllis Root, Poetry | Tagged | Comments Off on Celia Planted a Garden by Phyllis Root and Gary D. Schmidt, illustrated by Melissa Sweet

The Garden We Share by Zoe Tucker, illustrated by Julianna Swaney

The Garden We Share by Zoe Tucker, illustrated by Julianna Swaney. NorthSouth Books, 2022. 9780735844841 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book:  A moving story … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Gardening, Grandparents, Illustrator, Julianna Swaney, Zoe Tucker | Tagged | Comments Off on The Garden We Share by Zoe Tucker, illustrated by Julianna Swaney

Behold Our Magical Garden: Poems Fresh From a School Garden by Allan Wolf, illustrated by Daniel Duncan

Behold Our Magical Garden: Poems Fresh From a School Garden by Allan Wolf, illustrated by Daniel Duncan. Candlewick Press, 2022. 9781536204551 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3 Format: Hardcover  Genre: Poetry anthology What did you … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Allan Wolf, Author, Daniel Duncan, Gardening, Illustrator, Poetry, School | Tagged | Comments Off on Behold Our Magical Garden: Poems Fresh From a School Garden by Allan Wolf, illustrated by Daniel Duncan

Rooftop Garden by Danna Smith, illustrated by Pati Aguilera, sung by Holly Turton

Rooftop Garden by Danna Smith, illustrated by Pati Aguilera, sung by Holly Turton. Barefoot Books, 2022. 9781646864959. Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? This … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Children's Songs, Danna Smith, Gardening, Holly Turton, Pati Aguilera | Tagged | Comments Off on Rooftop Garden by Danna Smith, illustrated by Pati Aguilera, sung by Holly Turton

Sylvia Finds a Way by Stephanie Shaw, illustrated by Fiona Lee

Sylvia Finds a Way by Stephanie Shaw, illustrated by Fiona Lee. West Margin Press, 2021. 9781513289496 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book Genre: Animal fiction What did you like about the … Continue reading

Posted in *Book Review, *Picture Book, Animal fiction, Gardening, Kindness, Stephanie Shaw | Tagged | Comments Off on Sylvia Finds a Way by Stephanie Shaw, illustrated by Fiona Lee