Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
In this exuberant and lyrical follow-up to the award-winning Over and Under the Snow, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves ...and down in the dirt. Explore the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year! Up in the garden, the world is full of greenâ��leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt exists a busy worldâ��earthworms dig, snakes hunt, skunks burrowâ��populated by all the animals that make a garden their home.
Kate Messner is the award-winning author of Over and Under the Snow and more than a dozen other books for young readers. Kate lives on Lake Champlain with her family. When shes not writing, she loves spending time outsidecross country skiing, hiking, swimming, and digging in her gardens. Learn more at her website www.katemessner.comChristopher Silas Neal is an award-winning illustrator whose work has been published in a variety of books, magazines, and featured on television. He is a regular contributor to the New York Times and shows his art at various galleries nationwide. He currently lives and works in Brooklyn and teaches at Pratt Institute. Find out more about Chris at www.redsilas.com