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My garden

Author: Kevin Henkes
Publisher: New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
After helping her mother weed, water, and chase the rabbits from their garden, a young girl imagines her dream garden complete with jellybean bushes, chocolate rabbits, and tomatoes the size of beach balls.

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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Picture books
Children's picture books
Juvenile works
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Henkes
ISBN: 9780061715181 0061715182 9780061715174 0061715174
OCLC Number: 263497777
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Charlotte Zolotow Honor, 2011.
Charlotte Zolotow Award: Highly Commended
Target Audience: 670; PreSchool-Grade 2 (SLJ).
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Kevin Henkes.


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?  Read more...


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"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 Read more...

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Great for preschool storytime

by kdr4xmom (WorldCat user published 2013-03-21) Very Good Permalink

The large pictures and vibrant colors with minimal text make this a perfect book for preschool Storytime!

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A great book for spring time

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-04-15) Excellent Permalink

A little girl helps her mother with her garden - weeding, watering, chasing rabbits away.  She then imagines her own garden where flowers never die, flowers would change color, rabbits would be made of chocolate, the tomatoes would be as big as beach balls, etc.  The pictures lovely water...
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