Isabella's Garden

Isabella's Garden

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A lyrical, uplifting picture book explores the growth and continual change that goes on in a much-loved garden. "This is the sun that kisses the clouds " "that cried the rain that soaks the seeds" "that sleep in the soil, all dark and deep, " "in Isabella s garden. " In Isabella s garden, amazing things come from the tiniest of seeds as they bloom and flourish and make way for a whole new season of growth. Told with great warmth and echoing favorite nursery rhymes such as "The Green Grass Grows All Around" or "The House that Jack Built," Glenda Millard s award-winning story bursts with life. Beautifully complemented by Rebecca Cool s bright, peaceful illustrations, here is a tale that is sure to win the hearts of readers of all ages."show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 246.38 x 276.86 x 12.7mm | 612.35g
  • Candlewick Press (MA)
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0763660167
  • 9780763660161
  • 33,008

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Bright, sumptuous mixed-media spreads have a folk-art quality, while the simplicity of the artwork mirrors the lyrical text. The awe, mystery, and beauty of the changing seasons as experienced by the children make this a must-have book to welcome spring. School Library Journal"show more

About Glenda Millard

Glenda Millard has written many award-winning books for children of all ages, including "Kaito's Cloth"; "Layla, Queen of Hearts"; and "The Naming of Tishkin Silk." Glenda Millard lives in Australia. Rebecca Cool studied at the Claremont School of Fine Arts in Australia and has had her work shown in a number of exhibitions. This is her first book for children. Rebecca Cool lives in more

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148 ratings
3.79 out of 5 stars
5 23% (34)
4 45% (66)
3 24% (35)
2 7% (10)
1 2% (3)
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