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The Curious Garden

By Peter Brown (Hardcover Book, 2009)
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.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $18.00 US/$20.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316015479

    • On Sale Date: 04/01/2009

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    • Imprint: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic 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 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.

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.
  • Praise for CHOWDER:
    2006 National Parenting Publications Awards Honors

    Scholastic Parent & Child Teachers' Pick for Best New Books

    [star] "Everything works here. The tongue-in-cheek humor melds delightfully with Brown's distinctive artwork."
    --Booklist, starred review

    "Chowder's search for nonhuman friends is as funny as it is poignant."
    --School Library Journal

    "Fans...will sit up and beg for more."
    --Cookie Magazine

    "This is a hilarious and heartwarming story that introduces an endearing new character to the picture book market."
    --Children's Advance Magazine

    "Chowder will have fans far beyond the suggested age range!"
    --Yellow Brick Road

    Praise for FLIGHT OF THE DODO:
    A Borders Original Voices nominee
    A Book Sense Pick

  • (Publishers Weekly).

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  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $18.00 US/$20.00 CAN
  • Pages: 40
  • Physical Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 11"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316015479
  • On Sale Date: 04/01/2009