My Garden  -     By: Kevin Henkes
    Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes
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My Garden

Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes
HarperCollins / 2010 / Hardcover

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Sweet and endearing, this little girl imagines what her garden would be like.and it's not just vegetables! Growing chocolate bunnies, patterned flowers, jelly-bean bushes, and seashells that sprout, this is a story about the fun that can be had just with imagination. Gentle watercolor illustrations perfectly capture the charm of childhood daydreams. Hardcover with dust jacket.

Product Information

Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 10.00 X 10.00 (inches)
ISBN: 0061715174
ISBN-13: 9780061715174
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Ages: 2-7

Publisher's 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?

Author Bio

Kevin Henkes is the author of Junonia, Sun & Spoon, Bird Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers Little White Rabbit, My Garden, Old Bear, A Good Day, and Kitten's First Full Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including the Penny books for beginning readers, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Owen, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Kevin Henkes is the author of Junonia, Sun & Spoon, Bird Lake Moon, and the Newbery Honor Books The Year of Billy Miller and Olive's Ocean. He also writes and illustrates picture books, and among his many titles are the national bestsellers Little White Rabbit, My Garden, Old Bear, A Good Day, and Kitten's First Full Moon, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Medal. Mr. Henkes is also the creator of a series of books starring mouse characters, including the Penny books for beginning readers, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Chrysanthemum, and Owen, for which he was awarded a Caldecott Honor.

Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Editorial Reviews

“With its adroit look at a child’s colorful imagination, My Garden is as fresh and inviting as spring after winter.”
“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.”
“Imagination grows and spreads from the fertile pages of this book to the minds of young readers…A must for every library.”
“This intimate exploration of a child’s burgeoning imagination hits every note right…Just plain perfect.”

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