Hall, Zoe The surprise garden

ISBN 13: 9780439164238

The surprise garden

3.55 avg rating
( 82 ratings by GoodReads )
9780439164238: The surprise garden

As the sun's warmth brings their garden to life, small children watch the small shoots became all kinds of tasty vegetables in eye-catching colors. Full color .

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.


"We're planting the seeds for a surprise garden. Can you guess what we will grow?" Trace the progress of three small children (and various and sundry dogs, ladybugs, spiders, worms, and butterflies) as they loosen the soil, poke seeds in one by one, water the garden, and watch the small green shoots grow. Surprise! The gardeners find carrots and radishes, broccoli and cauliflower, peas, beans, squash, and even a sunflower. When it's harvest time, the children have a garden party to eat all their delicious produce.

Shari Halpern's gorgeous cut-paper collages look good enough to eat. The sweet, simple features of the young gardeners speak volumes about the thrill and mystery of watching tiny seeds turn into a garden full of flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Readers will have a hard time resisting the allure of planting a "surprise garden" once they've finished this delightful picture book, which also includes a helpful guide linking seeds to plants. Zoe Hall and Shari Halpern have teamed up for several other nature-loving books: Fall Leaves Fall!, It's Pumpkin Time!, and The Apple Pie Tree. (Ages 3 to 6) --Emilie Coulter

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace


Hall, Zoe
Published by Scholastic Inc (2000)
ISBN 10: 0439164230 ISBN 13: 9780439164238
Used Quantity Available: 1
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)

Book Description Scholastic Inc, 2000. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP83444296

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
US$ 11.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds