Book DetailsAuthor: Karen Angelucci
Illustrator: Seth McDuffie
Hardcover: 40 pages
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 11
Retail Price: $15.95
Across Grandma’sGarden tells the story of a young girl who possesses a love for andever-growing knowledge of gardening. From trees, flowers and bugs, to animals,fruits and vegetables, this story’s rhyming words will increase children’sgardening vocabularies while they fall in love with nature and all of itsofferings.
Based onco-author Karen Williams Angelucci’s childhood experiences in the garden withher own Grandmother, the story playfully and whimsically introduces early readersto the enchanted world of gardening and the timeless family bonds that can formwhile 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, Karenlearned early on to appreciate our connection to the environment. Karen’s childhood, full of outdoorexploration and hard work, has inspired her to write gardening books for adultsand children. Karen lives inLexington and has two daughters Sarah and Rachel.
Lauren McDuffieis a cookbook author and full-time writer and had the pleasure of working withKaren to bring her childhood memories to life through the words in this story.Lauren lives in Indianapolis, IN with her husband Lucas.
Seth McDuffie, a2012 graduate of Blacksburg High School, in Blacksburg, Virginia, plans topursue art and design in college. Having attended the exclusive VirginiaGovernor’s School for the Visual and Performing arts, he has studied manymediums such as pottery, watercolor, oil and mixed media. Seth’s hobbies, otherthan art, include playing the piano, singing and working at a local fine artand architecture supply store.
“Young readerswill connect to the themes of family and nature as they explore the joys ofgardening in this rhythmic tale.‘Grandma’s Garden’ makes gardening relatable to children and willinspire them to go out and plant seeds of their own.” -First Lady Jane Beshear