Jo MacDonald Had a Garden by Mary Quattlebaum
(Jo MacDonald Series)

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Old MacDonald had a ... garden? Yes! Sing along with young Jo MacDonald as she grows healthy food for people and wild creatures. E-I-E-I-O! Find out how butterflies, bumblebees, and birds help a garden to thrive - and how you can help them too. And keep an eye on one mysterious plant. What will it become? Youngsters learn about garden ecosystems and stewardship through this playful adaptation of Old MacDonald Had a Farm.

About Mary Quattlebaum

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Mary Quattlebaum has written numerous novels for children, including "Jackson Jones and Mission Greentop, Jackson Jones and The Puddle of Thorns, "as well as the picture book "Winter Friends," She lives in Washington, D.C. From her studio window or nearby her home nestled in the Shenandoah Mountains of West Virginia, Laura Bryant saw deer, fox, ducks, bats, possum, squirrels, skunks, and even a bear - all while she was illustrating this book! Laura is an award-winning children's book illustrator who loves to celebrate visually the beauty and intimacy of nature. Her hope is that children see their connection to the natural world as well as the love and warmth of their own parent.
Published March 1, 2012 by Dawn Pubns. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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When Jo visits her grandfather’s farm, she observes the plants and animals she finds by the pond, sketching them so she can share them with Old MacDonald later.

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Careful observers can track the new plants and animals that arrive with each page turn and read more about them in the backmatter, which also includes some garden facts and tips, comprehension questions, activity extension ideas and a list of resources for gardening information specifically geare...

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