Badger's Perfect Garden (Hardcover)

By Marsha Diane Arnold, Ramona Kaulitzki (Illustrator)

Sleeping Bear Press, 9781534110007, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 15, 2019

List Price: 16.99*
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Description

2020 Growing Good Kids Book Award

2020-2021 Keystone to Reading Elementary Book Award List

2019 Florida Book Award - Bronze Medal

It's springtime and Badger is ready to plant the perfect garden. He has spent months gathering and sorting seeds. It's been a lot of work but it's worth it. His friends Red Squirrel, Dormouse, and Weasel come to help. They weed. They rake. And finally they plant. Afterward, everyone celebrates, and Badger can already imagine the perfect rows of flowers and vegetables. But then a rainstorm comes and washes away the beautiful seeds. Badger's perfect garden is ruined. Or is it? Author Marsha Diane Arnold's gentle story will encourage young readers to think beyond plans and expectations and imagine the wonderful possibilities that may occur when life and nature have other ideas.