Celia Planted a Garden by Phyllis Root, Gary D. Schmidt and Melissa Sweet




Celia Planted a Garden

This picture book biography of 19th-century poet, painter and gardener Celia Thaxter, evokes the magic of summers in Maine and the joy of tending flowers.

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Review of ‘Celia Planted a Garden’

The life of a 19th-century poet, painter and gardener is vividly captured in Celia Planted a Garden: The Story of Celia Thaxter and Her Island Garden, a lovingly written and illustrated nonfiction picture book. It’s a fruitful collaboration by award-winning writers Phyllis Root and Gary D. Schmidt, with colorful, engaging illustrations by…

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