COMPOST! Growing Gardens from Your Garbage by Linda Glaser

COMPOST! Growing Gardens from Your Garbage

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Continuing her contribution to ecology for the very young, Glaser (Tanya's Big Green Dream, 1994, etc.) discusses composting in so inviting a manner than not only readers, but their entire families, might foreswear the expensive garden center and turn the recycling of household wastes into a group endeavor. The methodology and expected results are clearly stated in a rhythmic text, with two final pages offering even more comprehensive data in a question-and-answer format. Although the people look a little stiff, Hariton's watercolors depict the garden as a blossoming, decaying, living, fertile environment, and add to the Earth-friendly feel of the book. Framing borders display seasonal motifs; wildlife abounds in this celebration of decomposition and renewal.

Pub Date: Jan. 1st, 1996
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Millbrook