Written by CHRISTINA DENDY | Illustrated by KATIE REWSE
This is such a beautiful book explaining why diversity is so important.
In a plot of land at the edge of town, Ana grows only perfectly-sized plants and perfect-looking flowers, and throws all the irregular shoots and uneven seeds over the wall into the disorderly Wild. But as her garden gets tidier, neater and more constrained, the Wild begins to grow...
"This meditation on biodiversity makes its point with grace." – Kirkus Reviews
“Absolutely lovely. I love the way it gently demonstrates the importance of diversity in ecosystems (& communities) with wonderful bright illustrations of a flourishing and not-so-flourishing garden. I especially love the incidental inclusion of hearing aids on Ana, our gardener!” – Caroline Fielding, Librarian