Plant a pumpkinseed with a child, and cultivate wonder. This simple act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejoy's purpose and joy and gift.
Stunning picture sequences zoom in even closer revealing the metamorphosis of a butterfly, how a spider spins its web, and a wasp community building their nest.
When Mole and Rat visit Badger in the Wild Wood, they tell Badger about Toad's problem with buying and smashing up cars. After Badger decides the friends must lock Toad in his room, an adventure begins for Toad that should change his ways for sure.
An old man seeking renewal, a young girl connecting to a father she never knew, a pregnant teenager dreading motherhood, are just a few of the 13 voices that tell one story of the flowering of a vacant city lot into a neighborhood garden. Old, young, Haitian, Korean, Hispanic, tough, haunted, and hopeful.
Wonderful. Magical. Secret.
Mary Lennox needs some magic in her life. Her parents have died in a faraway land, and Mary has been taken to a strange and mysterious mansion to live with her distant uncle. She has no friends and no happiness until she finds the key to a wonderful secret garden.
Having been turned into a frog by a hag, a frog-prince makes the best of his new life as he mates, raises a family, and instills a new kind of thinking into his frog family.