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Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard

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Perfect for spring planting season--an outstanding book about backyard science the whole family will appreciate.

Alice's family plants a vegetable garden each spring, and this budding naturalist reports all she sees about how the plants grow, what insects come to eat the plants, and what birds and animals come to eat the insects.  It's the food chain, right in her own backyard!

While Alice's narrative is simple and engaging, science concepts are presented in more depth in sidebars by a pair of very knowledgeable (and highly amusing) chickens! Noted science writer Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld knows how to layer information to make it accessible to a wide range of readers and useful for educators. And illustrator Priscilla Lamont's funny, friendly paintings make this a garden everyone will want to explore.

Kids will eat up this wonderful book of backyard science—and perhaps they'll even be inspired to eat their vegetables!

"A wonderfully informative and enjoyable journey through one family’s backyard garden, from spring planting to fall harvest. . . . this is bound to spark some backyard explorations." —Kirkus, Starred Review

From the Hardcover edition.

Synopsis:

KATHLEEN WEIDNER ZOEHFELD was a children's book editor for more than 10 years before becoming a full-time writer. She has published more than 60 books for children, most about animals and natural history.

PRISCILLA LAMONT has illustrated dozens of books, including the Animal Rescue Team books by Sue Stauffacher, and Goose and Duck by Jean Craighead George. Whether drawing human or animal characters, Priscilla always likes to include some humor.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385753647
Author:
Weidner-zoehfeld, Kathleen
Publisher:
Dragonfly Books
Author:
Zoehfeld, Kathleen Weidner
Author:
Lamont, Priscilla
Subject:
Gardening
Subject:
Children s-Gardening
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
food chains;science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Picture book
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
W/SELF ENDS
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
8.02 x 10.19 x 0.14 in 0.35 lb
Age Level:
from 5 up to 8

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Home and Garden » Gardening » Gardening for Children

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Product details 40 pages Dragonfly Books - English 9780385753647 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , KATHLEEN WEIDNER ZOEHFELD was a children's book editor for more than 10 years before becoming a full-time writer. She has published more than 60 books for children, most about animals and natural history.

PRISCILLA LAMONT has illustrated dozens of books, including the Animal Rescue Team books by Sue Stauffacher, and Goose and Duck by Jean Craighead George. Whether drawing human or animal characters, Priscilla always likes to include some humor.

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