Item description for The Munched-Up Flower Garden (Troublesome Creek Kids) by Nancy Allen...
Sweet talk aside, Liz learns how hard it is to grow flowers, especially when a rival wants to do in your garden. Troublesome Creek Gang book #1. Ages 5-9.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10" Width: 9" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date May 25, 2006
Publisher Red Pebble Books
ISBN 1933176067 ISBN13 9781933176062
Availability 0 units.
More About Nancy Allen
Nancy Allen practiced law for 15 years as Assistant Missouri Attorney General and Assistant Prosecutor in her native Ozarks. She's tried over 30 jury cases, including murder and sexual offenses, and is now a law instructor at Missouri State University. The Code of the Hills is her first novel.
Nancy Allen currently resides in Ft. Pierce, in the state of Florida. Nancy Allen was born in 1950.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Munched-Up Flower Garden (Troublesome Creek Kids)?
The Munched-Up Flower Garden Nov 27, 2006
The Munched-Up Flower Garden is a humorous story about Liz,a little girl who grows beautiful flowers. She's hoping to win a blue ribbon for the best flower garden, but much to her dismay, another little girl, Sallie, comes by to brag about winning the blue ribbon the last four years. To make matters worse, a goat destroys Liz's garden. A twist to the ending keeping children turning the pages. This book extols the virtues of hard work in a fun-filled adventure that's sure to please. Richly-colored illustrations add to the delicious flavor of the book
Troublesome Creek indeed! Jul 27, 2006
What a great book! It's a charming story, well-illustrated, and it's impossible not to fall in love with young Lizzie the aspiring gardener. Her voice is really done well. Nancy Kelly Allen is really onto something with this book. Children will love it. I'm rating it 5 stars.
Thanks for a fun read. -Jay
An inspiring example of persistence, bravery, and spirit for all young readers Jul 12, 2006
A Troublesome Creek Kids Story: The Munched-Up Flower Garden by Nancy Kelly Allen and featuring illustrations by K. Michael Crawford is the lively story of Liz Reilly and her seemingly endless attempts to build up an award winning garden for the Troublesome Creek Picnic. Carrying young readers through the tale of Lizzie and her young friends and rivals, The Munched-Up Flower Garden follows the young girl with her many efforts to maintain her garden despite relentless annoyances from goats, chickens, neighbors, and the evil Sallie Young. Original and entertaining, and available for school and community libraries in a hardcover edition (1933176-040, $16.95), The Munched-Up Flower Garden is very highly recommended as an inspiring example of persistence, bravery, and spirit for all young readers.