The Curious Garden

The Curious Garden Cover

The Curious Garden

By Peter Brown

Little, Brown Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780316015479, 40pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2009

Description
One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time. While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world. This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.


About the Author
Peter Brown is the author and illustrator of many bestselling children's books, including "Children Make Terrible Pets" and "The Curious Garden." He is the recipient of a Caldecott Honor for "Creepy Carrots!," two E.B. White Read Aloud Awards, a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Children's Book award, and a Children's Choice Award for Illustrator of the Year. Peter's website is www.peterbrownstudio.com.