Mrs. Feeney and the Grubby Garden Gang written by Sandy Baker is an excellent picture book for children, ages six to nine years. The story enlightens the reader with the way a neighborhood problem is solved by working together. The result is a beautiful garden for them all to enjoy while the children continue their shortcut through Mrs. Feeney’s garden. The children gain pride in having helped plant the garden and come to realize Mrs. Feeney is nice after all.
Gorgeous artwork by Jim DeWitt bursts forth to portray Mrs. Feeney’s colorful garden. Author Sandy Baker writes a series of fiction books in which children may learn gardening techniques. She has also written a gardening coloring book for kids, with both English and Spanish editions. A Master Gardener for Sonoma County, Sandy Baker has vast experience in educating gardeners. —Robin Moore
Here are the links for just two of her kids’ gardening books. http://www.amazon.com/Mrs-Feeny-Grubby-Garden-Gang/
With author Tom Reed she also co-wrote the thriller The Tehran Triangle http://www.amazon.com/The-Tehran-Triangle-Tom-Reed/
Her blog: http://writersandy.wordpress.com/