Category Archives: garden

Kidsbook Clip: “April’s Showers May Bring New Flowers, A True Story from the Tornadoes”

Dear Kidsbookfriends Friends, Thursday was a solemn day. I read a story titled “The Cheerleader” about a woman named April who recently lost her home and two young sons in a tornado in Arkansas. After reading about her loss, it didn’t … Continue reading

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Planting a Rainbow, “. . . Bring May Flowers”

Introducing Our Featured Friend: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert Our April Showers from Tuesday’s Featured Friend, Just You and Me, brings us some May Flowers with Today’s Featured Friend, Planting a Rainbow. With so many wonderful flower books for kids, Ehlert’s is … Continue reading

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The Curious Garden, “A Curious Way to Go Green”

Featured Friend: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown Today was Western Day for my kindergartener at her school. (Remember, it’s Texas!) When I joined her for lunch on the playground, I noticed all the weeds that had sprung up with the … Continue reading

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Mortimer’s First Garden, “Waiting for a Miracle”

  Featured Friend: Mortimer’s First Garden by Karma Wilson, Illustrated by Dan Andreasen After living in rental homes and apartments for nine years, one of the things I wanted to do first when we purchased our home was to plant a flower … Continue reading

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