My Garden
Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes
Stock No: WW715174
My Garden  -     By: Kevin Henkes
    Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes

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

Title: My Garden
By: Kevin Henkes
Illustrated By: Kevin Henkes
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 40
Vendor: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 2010
Dimensions: 10.00 X 10.00 (inches)
Weight: 1 pound 1 ounce
ISBN: 0061715174
ISBN-13: 9780061715174
Ages: 2-7
Stock No: WW715174

Publisher's Description

How does your garden grow? A wondrous New York Times bestselling picture book from Caldecott medalist Kevin Henkes.

A girl helps out in her mother’s garden, but in the garden of her imagination, there are chocolate rabbits, tomatoes as big as beach balls, flowers that change color, and seashells.

“This intimate exploration of a child’s burgeoning imagination hits every note right. Just plain perfect.” —Kirkus (starred review)

“With its adroit look at a child’s colorful imagination, My Garden is as fresh and inviting as spring after winter.” —The Horn Book (starred review)

“Imagination grows and spreads from the fertile pages of this book to the minds of young readers. A must for every library.” —School Library Journal (starred review)

“Even as the story elevates the wonders of nature into the realm of the fanciful, it reminds readers to appreciate everyday flowers and soil.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Author Bio

Kevin Henkes has been praised both as a writer and as an illustrator and is the recipient of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award for his lasting contribution to literature for children. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors, one for Olive’s Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller; and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include The World and Everything in It; A HouseA Parade of ElephantsChrysanthemum; and the beloved Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. Kevin Henkes lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin.

Kevin Henkes has been praised both as a writer and as an illustrator and is the recipient of the Children’s Literature Legacy Award for his lasting contribution to literature for children. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon; Caldecott Honors for Waiting and Owen; two Newbery Honors, one for Olive’s Ocean and one for The Year of Billy Miller; and Geisel Honors for Waiting and Penny and Her Marble. His other books include The World and Everything in It; A HouseA Parade of ElephantsChrysanthemum; and the beloved Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. 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.” — Horn Book (starred review)

“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.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Imagination grows and spreads from the fertile pages of this book to the minds of young readers…A must for every library.” — School Library Journal (starred review)

“This intimate exploration of a child’s burgeoning imagination hits every note right…Just plain perfect.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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