Two Little Gardeners (Hardcover)

By Margaret Wise Brown, Edith Thacher Hurd, Gertrude Elliott (Illustrator)

Golden Books, 9780375835292, 24pp.

Publication Date: January 10, 2006

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Description

Children will enjoy this story of a young brother and sister who plant seeds that will result, after much hard work and patience, in a bountiful garden It teaches that good things come to those who wait, and features a little song at the end of the book: "What We Plant in the Spring We Eat in the Fall.


About the Author

Margaret Wise Brown (1910-1952), best known as the author of Goodnight Moon, wrote countless children's books inspired by her belief that the very young are fascinated by the simple pleasures of the world around them. Among her many bestselling books are The Little Island, The Golden Egg Book, The Color Kittens, and The Sailor Dog. Edith Thacher Hurd (1910-1997) was an American writer of children's literature. She published 70 books in her lifetime, 50 of which were illustrated by her husband, Clement Hurd. She also collaborated numerous times with fellow author Margaret Wise Brown on books such as Seven Little Postmen, Two Little Gardeners and Five Little Firemen. Gertrude Elliott (1911-1993) was a children's book illustrator best known for her work in Golden Books, including The Golden Book of Poetry, My First Golden Dictionary, and the classic Little Golden Book Two Little Gardeners, written by Margaret Wise Brown.
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