The Curious Garden

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Apr 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
17 Reviews
One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.

While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.

This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.

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Review: The Curious Garden

User Review  - Katherine Codino - Goodreads

This book shows the courage and determination of a young boy named Liam. Liam raises a tree growing on a railway track. Liam learns how to care for plants and bring dead plants back to life. It ... Read full review

Review: The Curious Garden

User Review  - Goodreads

This book shows the courage and determination of a young boy named Liam. Liam raises a tree growing on a railway track. Liam learns how to care for plants and bring dead plants back to life. It ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including Children Make Terrible Pets and The Curious Garden. He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for Creepy Carrots!, two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.

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