The Imaginary Garden

The Imaginary Garden

Book - 2009
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Theodora loved her grandfather's old garden. His new apartment's balcony is too windy and small for a garden. But what appears to be a drawback soon leads to a shared burst of creativity as Theo and her Poppa decide to paint a new garden. As they work side by side --- sowing seeds with brushes and paint --- a masterpiece begins to take shape that transforms the balcony into an abundant garden.

When Poppa goes away on holiday, Theo helps nurture the garden and it begins to take on a life of its own. This garden grows not from soil but from love, imagination and creativity.

Readers will marvel at each stage of this fertile garden as it grows from seed to full flower, revealing the power of art to enrich our lives.
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2009
ISBN: 9781554532797
Branch Call Number: JE LAR
Characteristics: [30] p. : col. ill. ; 24 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Luxbacher, Irene 1970-


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May 11, 2016

If you can't grow a garden, you can always try painting one! The Imaginary Garden is a sweet story with wonderful illustrations.

JCLCatherineG Apr 06, 2015

This is a unique and beautiful picture book about a girl's friendship with her grandfather.

Jul 10, 2012

ilove this book becase it remerber that once i plant a garden on my wallsin my bedroom also ilovethe picter


Grade 1a -This book was very colourful. The illustrator was very good at drawing the imaginary garden when it was done. This book was interesting. It was cool. We gave this book 31/2 stars because it only had two characters and it was very long.

lms Jan 02, 2011

OLA Forest of Reading 2011 Blue Spruce title.

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