Entries Tagged as 'Gardening'

What’s in the Garden?

May 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI I thought we might have overdone it. I allowed my four-year-old daughter to pick three recipes from this book (Amazon affiliate link) for us to make for dinner one Friday night – homemade tomato sauce and pasta, cucumber salad, and blueberry pie. How long would dinner take to make? But I […]

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Henry Helps Plant a Garden

November 29th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN I’m an “aunt” in one of those she’s-not-your-relative-but-we-love-her-just-as-much kinda way to a very special four-year-old. And boy does she just love to pitch in with her family’s household chores. From baking to watering the plants, this little girl is getting the basics of carrying out chores down at an early […]

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June 9th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By HOMA WOODRUM When I first opened my review copy of Gem, written and illustrated by Holly Hobbie, I gasped at how beautiful the watercolors were. The book opens with a wintertime letter from a grandmother to her granddaughter, introducing the pictures to follow as the story of the previous year when a little toad named Gem emerged […]

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Compost It

May 25th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Compost It is part of Cherry Lake Publishing’s Save the Planet Series. This book walks kids through the steps of composting in a logical, straightforward manner. For kids who are unfamiliar with or rusty on the basics of composting, the linear order will be especially welcome when learning about the details of […]

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