And the Good Brown Earth
Candlewick Press, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
A patient Gram and her spirited grandson follow the cycle of the seasons as they savor the shared joy of growing things.
Gram and Joe are great friends, and they love to spend time together, taking care of the vegetable patch-with a little help from nature, of course. But it takes a lot of patience. There’s digging time, planting time, weeding time, watering time, even thinking time. Meanwhile, the seasons change, and Gram does things her way, while Joe does things his way. Come harvest time, they each will find wondrous surprises, thanks to the benevolence of the good brown earth.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing
Gram and Joe go to the vegetable patch in this charming picture-book celebration of the seasons, the natural world - specifically, the "good brown earth - and the pleasure of gardening. As Gram turns ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mrindt - LibraryThing
Joe and Gram plant and cultivate a garden. Gram works methodically while Joe explores and learns, each helped by “the good brown earth.” They dig in the fall, plan in the winter, plant in the spring ... Read full review