The Rose in My Garden

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Start with a single rose. Add hollyhocks and marigold, sunflowers and zinnias. Voilà! A quiet, tranquil, beautiful garden grows before your eyes. But who's that hiding in the corner?

This cumulative story by the creators of On Market street, which won a Caldecott Honor Book Award, is sure to be a perennial favorite with youngsters — and gardeners — everywhere.

A variety of flowers grows near the ...

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Overview

Start with a single rose. Add hollyhocks and marigold, sunflowers and zinnias. Voilà! A quiet, tranquil, beautiful garden grows before your eyes. But who's that hiding in the corner?

This cumulative story by the creators of On Market street, which won a Caldecott Honor Book Award, is sure to be a perennial favorite with youngsters — and gardeners — everywhere.

A variety of flowers grows near the hollyhocks that give shade to the bee that sleeps on the only rose in a garden.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780812437256
  • Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
  • Publication date: 3/28/1993
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 824,161
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Meet the Author

Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.

Anita Lobel's name is synonymous with the best in children's literature. She is the creator of such classics as Alison's Zinnia and Away from Home, and she received a Caldecott Honor for her illustrations in On Market Street. She is the creator of two books about her cat, Nini, One Lighthouse, One Moon (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book), and Nini Here and There. Her childhood memoir, No Pretty Pictures: A Child of War, was a finalist for the National Book Award. Anita Lobel lives in New York City.

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  • Posted October 3, 2014

    Beautiful book

    I love this book. The pictures are beautiful, it is these pictures that my grand kids like, the words are fun but geared for older pre-school kids as it is long in text. I will read it over and over as the pictures support the written work.

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  • Posted March 25, 2011

    Great Book - Beautiful Illustrations

    I've loved this book since I was little, and it's still one of my favorite gifts to give!

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