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The Curious Garden - by Peter Brown (Hardcover)

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About the Book



Brown presents 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 seek-and-find element to this picture book. Full color.



Book Synopsis



This New York Times bestselling modern classic explores the perennial topic of environmentalism in an urban world, from the creator of The Wild Robot and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild

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.



Review Quotes




* "A quiet but stirring fable of urban renewal, sure to capture imaginations."--Publishers Weekly, starred review

* "The art is spectacular and the book might inspire children to engage in small projects to improve their own neighborhoods."--School Library Journal, starred review

"A quietly marvelous picture book... Echoing the themes of The Secret Garden, it is an ecological fable, a whimsical tale celebrating perseverance and creativity."--The New York Times



About the Author



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.
Dimensions (Overall): 11.1 Inches (H) x 8.8 Inches (W) x .4 Inches (D)
Weight: .95 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 40
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science & Nature
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Theme: Environment
Format: Hardcover
Author: Peter Brown
Language: English
Street Date: April 1, 2009
TCIN: 11831493
UPC: 9780316015479
Item Number (DPCI): 248-25-9834
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.4 inches length x 8.8 inches width x 11.1 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.95 pounds
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