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Celebrate World Book Day

Mother and Daughter Reading A Story Together

As we celebrate World Book Day, we asked the teachers at New Horizon Academy to share a few of their favorite books about nature and gardening for you and your child to enjoy together. Here are a few of their recommendations:

Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn

In this book, Lola wants to plant her own garden of flowers. With the help of her mommy, they work together to learn all about how to plant a garden and even plant one of their own. You and your child will love learning about how to plant a garden and may even be inspired to start your own garden.

Trees Make Perfect Pets by Paul Czajak

In this book, you will follow Abigail on her journey to finding the perfect pet. It is not your typical pet… it’s a tree who becomes her best friend! This is a heartwarming book that your family will enjoy reading together.

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

This board book is perfect for your little one. Throughout this book your child will be able to learn all the different colors of the rainbow as they watch the plants grow into a beautiful garden.

The Curious Garden by Peter Brown

In this book, Liam is out exploring one day and comes across a garden that is struggling. He makes the decision to care for it. As you read about Liam’s journey, the garden will also transform the city into a lush green world. This is a book that you and your child will be sure to enjoy together.

If You Hold a Seed by Elly MacKay

In this book, you and your child will be able to explore something magical—planting a seed with a dream. It will show you and your child that with love and patience seeds can grow into amazing gifts. This book will encourage you and your family to never give up.

In a Garden by Tim McCanna

In this book, your child will be able to learn about how a garden grows as they follow along the journey of a seed. From the time it is planted to the first sprout, there is lots to see as a garden grows. This is a charming and fun book that you and your child will enjoy reading together.

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