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Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard
Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385753647
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Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $7.99

Perfect for spring planting season--an outstanding book about backyard science the whole family will appreciate.

Alice's family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports all she sees about how the plants grow, what insects come to eat the plants, and what birds and animals come to eat the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
It's Our Garden
It's Our Garden
Written by George Ancona, Illustrated by George Ancona
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763653927
Our Price: $16.99
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It's Our Garden
From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden
Written by George Ancona
Illustrated by George Ancona


Format: Hardcover, 48 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.99

Want to grow what you eat and eat what you grow? Visit this lively, flourishing school-andcommunity garden and be inspired to cultivate your own.

At an elementary school in Santa Fe, the bell rings for recess and kids fly out the door to check what’s happening in their garden. As the seasons... Read more >
Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard
Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard
Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld, Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780517709900
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Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard

Written by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Illustrated by Priscilla Lamont


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $16.99

Perfect for spring planting season--an outstanding book about backyard science the whole family will appreciate.

Alice's family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports all she sees about how the plants grow, what insects come to eat the plants, and what birds and animals come to eat the... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Yucky Worms
Yucky Worms
Written by Vivian French, Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780763658175
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Yucky Worms
Read and Wonder
Written by Vivian French
Illustrated by Jessica Ahlberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $6.99

Here’s to nature’s recyclers! Kids will burrow right into this book about the industrious — and danger-filled — life of the delightfully yucky earthworm.

Who would want to be friends with a wiggly, slimy worm? You can’t even tell which end is which! But there’s more to these lowly creatures than meets... Read more >
The Little Composter
The Little Composter
Written by Jan Gerardi
Format: Board
ISBN: 9780375854125
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The Little Composter

Written by Jan Gerardi


Format: Board, 16 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $6.99

HOW DOES YOUR garden grow? With apple cores and carrot tops and wiggly worms all in a row! A young child builds a compost in this back-tothe-earth lift-the-flap board book. Toddlers will love these seven spreads of playful rhymes and illustrations that show how much fun working with dirt can be... Read more >
Mud Pies and Other Recipes
Mud Pies and Other Recipes
Written by Marjorie Winslow, Illustrated by Erik Blegvad
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590173688
Our Price: $14.95
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Mud Pies and Other Recipes

Written by Marjorie Winslow
Illustrated by Erik Blegvad


Format: Hardcover, 56 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $14.95

Whether you’re entertaining garden sprites, feeding a regiment of toy soldiers, or simply whiling away a lazy afternoon, Mud Pies and Other Recipes is the only make-believe cookbook you’ll ever need. With Marjorie Winslow’s timeless guide on hand, you’ll never be at a loss for something to do in your backyard... Read more >
Water, Weed, and Wait
Water, Weed, and Wait
Written by Edith Hope Fine and Angela Halpin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463209
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Water, Weed, and Wait

Written by Edith Hope Fine and Angela Halpin


Format: Hardcover, 32 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $15.99

When Miss Marigold challenges the kids at Pepper Lane Elementary to turn an unpromising patch of their schoolyard into a garden full of fruits, flowers, and vegetables, they know they'll need all the help they can get. Soon everyone in the community is lending a hand—including an unlikely neighbor with a... Read more >
Compost Stew
Compost Stew
Written by Mary McKenna Siddals, Illustrated by Ashley Wolff
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781582463162
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Compost Stew

Written by Mary McKenna Siddals
Illustrated by Ashley Wolff


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $15.99

From apple cores to zinnia heads, readers will discover the best ingredients for a successful compost pile!
 
Kids everywhere are knowledgeable about the environment and climate change. Not only is composting becoming more common in households and residential gardens, but many school gardens feature compost piles, too. But how do... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Plant Secrets
Plant Secrets
Written by Emily Goodman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580892049
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Plant Secrets

Written by Emily Goodman


Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $16.95

Look for the SECRET hidden inside . . .

Plants come in all shapes and sizes, but they go through the same stages as they grow. Using four common plants, young readers learn about a plant's life cycles. Simple text and colorful illustrations show the major phases of plant growth: seed, plant... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Plant Secrets
Plant Secrets
Written by Emily Goodman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580892056
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Plant Secrets

Written by Emily Goodman


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $7.95

Look for the SECRET hidden inside . . .

Plants come in all shapes and sizes, but they go through the same stages as they grow. Using four common plants, young readers learn about a plant's life cycles. Simple text and colorful illustrations show the major phases of plant growth: seed, plant... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Wiggle and Waggle
Wiggle and Waggle
Written by Caroline Arnold
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580893077
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Wiggle and Waggle

Written by Caroline Arnold


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2009
Price: $5.95

"We wiggle and waggle, squiggle and squirm,
Digging in the dirt is the life of a worm.
We dig and we sing all day long,
Our wiggly, waggly, gardening song."

Follow Wiggle and Waggle, two wormy best friends, through five wormy chapters as they dig in the dirt, work hard, and have fun swimming and... Read more >
Big Yellow Sunflower
Big Yellow Sunflower
Written by Frances Barry, Illustrated by Frances Barry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780763637248
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Big Yellow Sunflower

Written by Frances Barry
Illustrated by Frances Barry


Format: Hardcover, 22 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $8.99

Explore the wonders of things that grow! These Fold Out and Find Out books have pages that open and transform before your eyes.

A seed is falling to the ground. What will it be? Turn the shaped pages as a mole, a worm, a snail, a bird, a bee, and other creatures... Read more >
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