Garden Day! (Step into Reading) (Paperback)
A welcome-to-spring Step 1 reader featuring the family from Pumpkin Day!, Apple Picking Day!, and Snow Day!
It's springtime, and the perfect day to plant a garden! The brother and sister from Pumpkin Day!, Apple Picking Day!, and Snow Day! return and plant peas in their backyard. Read along as they dig holes, water the plants, and build a scarecrow with their parents! Easy-to-follow rhyme ensures a successful reading experience, and bright, fun art enhances the story.
Step 1 Readers feature big type and easy words. Rhymes and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story. For children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.
About the Author
CANDICE RANSOM, who has never wanted to be anything besides a children's book writer, has published 110 award-winning books for children and young adults. She teaches in the children's literature program at Hollins University. Candice lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, with her husband and her cat, Atticus.
ERIKA MEZA is from Mexico and has a taste for traveling. She creates detailed dreams in acrylic and watercolor, and explores her limits in other media. In addition to being an illustrator, she is a conceptual artist and animation geek. Meza is currently based in England.
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