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Grandpa's Garden

3.8  ·  Rating Details ·  30 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
This beautifully told story follows Billy from early spring to late summer as he helps his grandpa on his vegetable patch. They dig the hard ground in early spring, sow rows of seeds, and keep them watered and safe from slugs. When harvest time arrives they can pick all the vegetables and fruit they have grown.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Barefoot Books
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Tahya Bruce
Sep 19, 2016 Tahya Bruce rated it it was amazing
I thought this was a super cute read. I think this would be a really good book to read to your kids if you and your family are wanting to start a garden together. I know when I was in elementary, us kids hard our own cup and we planted little plants. This book would be perfect to read then if you were a teacher and wanted to do a fun activities with your class about plants and how to care for them. The pictures in the book were great and the best part about the book is that it has a step by step ...more
Stef Rozitis
This book is beautifully presented and has a lot going for it appearance wise. I liked the fact it went through all the seasons and harped on about the amount of waiting involved in a garden. All of this is both realistic and worth mentioning. I liked the ideas of continuity and time in the grandfather and grandson, in the seeds, in the seasons (history, science, as well as literacy and numeracy connections) and gardening is a health and sustainability topic anyway. So I don't regret buying the ...more
Apr 29, 2013 Becky rated it really liked it
All year, Billy helps his grandpa in the vegetable garden.

This is the delightful story of Billy and his grandpa in the vegetable garden. It takes you and your child through the seasons as there are different jobs to do depending on the time of year. It starts in winter when all seems dead and finishes with the autumn harvest.

The illustrations are bright and colourful and the story not too complicated. When it ends then there are tips for planting your own vegetable garden and each season has its
Jan 30, 2016 Melissa rated it liked it
A lovely book about a boy and his Grandpa working together through all four seasons to build and grow their garden. Many jobs to be done and the hardest task - the waiting - are featured. My favorite parts were the facts at the end, describing and detailing what must happen all throughout the year to have a successful garden. Having a black thumb myself... it's always fun to read about other people's grand successes.
Amanda Martinez Kirby
May 15, 2012 Amanda Martinez Kirby rated it really liked it
I loved working in the garden with my pap, so I really liked this book. It has a helpful little guide at the end for what gardening work you should do during each season.
May 10, 2012 Kendra rated it really liked it
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A really nice story about gardening and great information in the back to share with kids about gardening (and good for grown ups, too!).
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