The Friend Garden, a Children's Book by Kim Black and Ana Buckmaster and illustrated by Nina Byerly.
New town, new school, new friends? this could be a very overwhelming week for one shy girl. And when she tries hiding from the world by staying in her room, her grandma suggests the strangest remedy?gardening.What does gardening have to do with friendship? Find out by taking a stroll in The Friend Garden.
Kim Black lives in Burlington, NC, however most people know her as "Miss Kim"! She has been turning little girls into ballerinas since she was 16! She teaches dance at Burlington Dance Center.
Dancing since the age of 11, she was awarded a scholarship from a local studio when she was 15. Kim started teaching tap, ballet, and jazz at the age of 16. Kim continued teaching while attending East Carolina University and taking dance classes. She has taken master classes all over the east coast.
Kim's experience as a mother to four wonderful children has helped her understand how to relate to young children.