The Little Gardener

Title: The Little Gardener
Author: Emily Hughes
Illustrator: Emily Hughes
Publisher: Flying Eye Books (2017)
ISBN: 9781911171249
 
A little Gardener struggles to tend to a large garden. His only success is a solitary red zinnia, “It was alive and wonderful. It gave the gardener hope and it made him work even harder.” Exhausted he goes into a deep, long sleep wishing he had help. The beautiful zinnia inspires two children to care for the garden. When the little gardener wakes, he discovers his garden has transformed into a beautiful, blooming landscape. The lush illustrations will inspire budding gardeners to get digging!
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National Geographic Kids: All About Spring! video playlist 
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds: ’Spot It!’ Seasonal Resource Sheet (Plants, birds, insects, nuts, berries, etc)
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