Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt Cover

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

By Kate Messner; Christopher Silas Neal; Christopher Silas Neal (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9781452119366, 52pp.

Publication Date: March 3, 2015

Description
In this exuberant and lyrical follow-up to the award-winning Over and Under the Snow, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt. Explore the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year Up in the garden, the world is full of green leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt exists a busy world earthworms dig, snakes hunt, skunks burrow populated by all the animals that make a garden their home.


About the Author
Kate Messner is the author of The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. She teaches junior high in New York, where she lives with her husband and two children.

Christopher Silas Neal is a critically acclaimed artist and illustrator. He lives and works in Brooklyn, where he teaches illustration at the Pratt Institute. Visit csneal.com.

Christopher Silas Neal is a critically acclaimed artist and illustrator. He lives and works in Brooklyn, where he teaches illustration at the Pratt Institute. Visit csneal.com.