Start with a single rose. Add hollyhocks and marigold, sunflowers and zinnias. Voilà! A quiet, tranquil, beautiful garden grows before your eyes. But who's that hiding in the corner?
This cumulative story by the creators of On Market street, which won a Caldecott Honor Book Award, is sure to be a perennial favorite with youngsters -- and gardeners -- everywhere.
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Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.
Anita Lobel's name is synonymous with the best in children's literature. She is the creator of such classics as Alison's Zinnia and Away from Home, and she received a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in On Market Street. She is the creator of two books about her cat, Nini, One Lighthouse, One Moon (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), and Nini Here and There. Her childhood memoir, No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War, was a finalist for the National Book Award. Anita Lobel lives in New York City.Review:
"A book of quiet strength and beauty." -- -- School Library Journal (starred review)
"A horticultural House that Jack Built -- with the infectiousness of a nursery rhyme." -- -- Kirkus (pointer)
"Superb." -- -- Publishers Weekly
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Book Description Scholastic Inc, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0590415301
Book Description Scholastic Inc, 1984. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Anita Lobel (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0590415301