Author: Karen Angelucci
Illustrator: Seth McDuffie
Hardcover: 40 pages
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11
Retail Price: $15.95
Across Grandma’s Garden tells the story of a young girl who possesses a love for an ever-growing knowledge of gardening. From trees, flowers and bugs, to animals, fruits and vegetables, this story’s rhyming words will increase children’s gardening vocabularies while they fall in love with nature and all of its offerings.
Based on co-author Karen Williams Angelucci’s childhood experiences in the garden with her own Grandmother, the story playfully and whimsically introduces early readers to the enchanted world of gardening and the timeless family bonds that can form while digging in the dirt with someone you love, and who loves you back.
Karen Angelucci, Born and raised near her grandparent’s family farm in Cynthiana Kentucky, Karen learned early on to appreciate our connection to the environment. Karen’s childhood, full of outdoor exploration and hard work, has inspired her to write gardening books for adults and children. Karen lives in Lexington and has two daughters Sarah and Rachel.
Lauren McDuffie is a cookbook author and full-time writer and had the pleasure of working with Karen to bring her childhood memories to life through the words in this story. Lauren lives in Indianapolis, IN with her husband Lucas.
Seth McDuffie, a 2012 graduate of Blacksburg High School, in Blacksburg, Virginia, plans to pursue art and design in college. Having attended the exclusive Virginia Governor’s School for the Visual and Performing arts, he has studied many mediums such as pottery, watercolor, oil and mixed media. Seth’s hobbies, other than art, include playing the piano, singing and working at a local fine art and architecture supply store.
“Young readers will connect to the themes of family and nature as they explore the joys of gardening in this rhythmic tale.‘Grandma’s Garden’ makes gardening relatable to children and will inspire them to go out and plant seeds of their own.” -First Lady Jane Beshear