Lola Plants a Garden (Lola Reads #4) (Hardcover)
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This is book number 4 in the Lola Reads series.
In this Lola Reads picture book, Lola learns how to plant a flower garden in this simple and sweet story about gardening and patience.
After Lola reads a book of garden poems, she wants to plant some flowers. She gets books from the library and chooses her plants. Then Lola and her mommy buy the seeds, make the garden, and mark the rows. Lola finds it hard to wait, but at last the flowers bloom. Now it's time for a party with her friends!
The Lola Reads series celebrates family time and togetherness through reading, special activities, and new adventures.
About the Author
Anna McQuinn has worked in children's books for more than twenty-five years as an editor, publisher, and writer. She is the author of more than twenty books for children, including Lola at the Library, Lola Loves Stories, Lola Reads to Leo, The Sleep Sheep (Scholastic), and If You're Happy and You Know It! (Barefoot). Anna leads groups like Leo's at her local library.
Rosalind Beardshaw studied at Manchester Polytechnic where she earned a degree in illustration. Since graduating in 1992, she has illustrated many children's books, including two of her own stories; Grandma's Beach and Grandpa's Surprise (Bloomsbury) inspired by long summer holidays spent with her playful grandparents. In her spare time, Rosalind works as a volunteer with adults who have learning difficulties. She lives in York, England.
Fans of Lola at the Library will love getting to see Lola put her reading skills to good use: planning her new garden! After reading a book of garden poetry, Lola sets out to research what plants will grow best and how to prepare her plot. Then she and her mother plant the seeds, water, and wait to see what happens. . . . This sweet story celebrates the excitement of planting your first garden, as well as the power that comes from reading.
PRAISE FOR LOLA
Lola at the Library "Perfect for instilling a love of libraries and books in the youngest patrons, it's a winner."
—School Library Journal Lola Loves Stories
"The simple and straightforward text is easy to read, and the bright, acrylic illustrations are eye-catching. This engaging depiction of a child's enthusiasm for being read to is an excellent choice for libraries." —School Library Journal, starred review
Lola Reads to Leo
"A welcome edition about a welcome addition." —Kirkus Reviews