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Bud's passion for gardening is a mystery to his fastidious parents. He's happiest elbow deep in the soil, gardening to his heart's content. Although Mr. and Mrs. Sweet-William wish their son could be as neat and orderly as themselves, they adore Bud and can't be angry about the jungle he's made of their backyard. But Grandfather is coming for a visit and now Bud's jumbled ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2000 by Walker & Company
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Janie Johnson
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This the first book for Aeverie and I to read this month and it was very enjoyable. Chock full of great illustrations with a great little story of acceptance. I highly recommend this for all parents and their children.
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Bud is the son of a very orderly, straight and narrow kind of couple, depicting a typical professional, clean cut, organized modern family that are attempting to accept Bud's unruly love of plants and gardening.

Although they give him space to plant and trim and make dirt piles in the garden, in the kitchen and in his bedroom, their inner character just can't seem to succumb to this way of being! Particularly when Bud's grandfather comes to visit the couple feels they must hide Bud's gardening si
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