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Friday 25 May 2018

Terrific 10: Gardening

If you have kids, pretty much any time is a good time to be out in the garden. Gardens are fodder for the soul and imagination. They allow kids to explore, create, dream, wonder, and get good and dirty. Here are some all-time favourite picture books about gardening. They're all enchanting and great fun to read, and they're sure to encourage little ones to plant seeds, dig holes, or just watch things grow.

Florette, by Anna Walker, Penguin, $24.99, 9780670079414, 4+, KBR review

Outside, by Libby Hathorn and Ritva Voutila, Little Hare, $24.95, 9781921894688, 3+, KBR review

 The Night Gardener, by Terry Fan and Eric Fan, Frances Lincoln, $24.99, 9781847809391, 4 - 9, KBR review

Isabella's Garden, by Glenda Millard and Rebecca Cool, Walker Books, $27.95, 9781921150333, 2 - 8, KBR review

Ruby Red Shoes, by Kate Knapp, Harper Collins, $19.99, 9780730496403, 4+, KBR review

Patch from Scratch, by Megan Forward, Penguin, $24.99, 9780670078295, 5+, KBR review

Sylvia, by Christine Sharp, UQP, $24.95, 9780702253140, 4+, KBR review

The Little Gardener, by Emily Hughes, Flying Eye, $24.99, 9781909263437, 4+, KBR review

Grandpa Green, by Lane Smith, Roaring Book Press, $23.95, 9781596436077, 3+, KBR review

The Promise, by Nicola Davies and Laura Carlin, Walker Books, $27.95, 9781406337280, 5+, KBR review