Build a Compact Garden
Introduces organic gardening and explains how to build a compact, no-dig garden using food scraps and household waste. Additional features to aid comprehension include detailed step-by-step illustrations, a clear list of materials, informative captions and callouts, fast facts, suggestions on how kids can make a difference, project tips and possible alterations, a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and introductions to the author and illustrator.
|Interest Level||Grade 2 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||1-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- Small Garden, Big Rewards
- Growing Green
- Lasagna Garden
- Building a Compact Lasagna Garden
- To Learn More
Author: Samantha S. Bell
Samantha S. Bell is the author of more than 30 nonfiction books for children. She loves spending time in her yard and garden in South Carolina.
Illustrator: Roger Stewart
Roger Stewart has been an artist and illustrator for more than 30 years. His first job involved drawing aircraft parts. Since then, he has worked in advertising, design, film, and publishing. Roger has lived in London, England, and Sydney, Australia, but he now lives on the southern coast of England.
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