Written by: Valarie Budayr Illustrated by: Marilyn Scott-Waters Length: 144 pages | Recommended for: ages 5 to 99
About the book: A Year in the Secret Garden was created to introduce the classic children’s story, The Secret Garden to a new generation of families. This beautifully illustrated guide contains interesting historical information, monthly gardening activities, simple recipes and crafts.
The book is made up of original activities and crafts based on the book, and broken down into monthly sections, with a new Secret Garden character revealed in each.
About the Author:
Valarie Budayr runs a popular website (www.jumpintoabook.com) that inspires people of all ages to explore their books through play, discovery, and adventure.
She has written The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to our Garden and The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
About the Illustrator:
Marilyn Scott-Waters loves to create things with paper. Her site (www.thetoymaker.com) receives thousands of visitors daily, and her easy-to-make paper toys have been downloaded over six million times.
She has created a paper toy craft book series, co-created the middle grade nonfiction series, Haunted Histories, illustrated The Search For Vile Things (Scholastic), and created paper engineering for Pop & Sniff Fruit (Piggy Toes Press).
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- $100 Amazon Gift Card or PayPal cash (winner’s choice)
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