Jo MacDonald Had a Garden is the perfect kids gardening book, and doubles as a sing along book for toddlers!
Learning about fruits and vegetables becomes fun in this gardening book for children! Children at home this summer will be inspired learn about the world around us.
Old MacDonald had a ... garden? Yes! Sing along with young Jo MacDonald as she grows healthy food for people and wild creatures. EIEIO! Find out how butterflies, bumblebees, and birds help a garden to thrive and how you can help them too. And keep an eye on one mysterious plant. What will it become? Youngsters learn about garden ecosystems and stewardship through this playful adaptation of "Old MacDonald Had a Farm."
Laura J. Bryant has illustrated numerous award-winning childrens books, including God Gave Us You, Smudge Bunny, and If You Were My Baby. She studied painting, printmaking, and sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and lives in Asheville, North Carolina.
Mary Quattlebaum grew up in the country surrounded by woods and fields and with a pond like Jo MacDonald's. She first learned about plants and wildlife by helping tend her family's large vegetable garden and planting wildlife gardens as 4-H projects. Mary now lives in Washington, DC, where she and her family enjoy watching the birds, squirrels, butterflies, and other wild visitors to their backyard habitat. She is the author of many children's books and loves visiting schools and talking with kids. See her website, www.maryquattlebaum.com.