From Library Staff
This garden's journey through the urban landscape is chronicled in simple, clear prose and steps. Vivid, realistic illustration makes the whole process lively, and the child's engagement in her work will be recognizable.
In this simply told story a girl and her dad prepare a birthday surprise for her mom.
Helped by her father, a young girl prepares a flower garden as a birthday surprise for her mother.
Follow the progress of a little girl and her father as they purchase "a garden," and board the bus to carry it home. The pansies, tulips, daffodils, geraniums, and daisies are lovingly planted in a window box, and the candles on the cake are lighted--for a birthday surprise.