Dawn Publications
Ages 5-9
  • All Around Me, I SeeISEE_Store

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    Here is an opportunity to allow children to love the Earth first—just what they need to do, before we ask them to save it. Wonderful creatures of nature come alive through the curious eyes of a young girl in gently rhyming, delightfully imaginative verses.

  • Amy’s LightAMY_Store

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    Remember the wonder and innocence of catching fireflies as they dance through the summer nights? Here is a wonderful opportunity to share the magical experience with your children and also talk about nature, insecurities, and challenges.

  • Ancient Rhymes, A Dolphin LullabyAR_Store

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    Here’s a rare, gentle way to share a birth with a child. John Denver’s hauntingly beautiful song “Ancient Rhymes” is about the birth of a baby dolphin, and Christopher Canyon’s luminous illustrations—including a baby dolphin curled up with an umbilical cord and also a live birth—convey a sense of mystery, awe, and anticipation of things to come.

  • Around One CactusCACT_Store

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    Around One Cactus is natural science—in this case, about desert animals—with a flair. A boy walks up to an impressive saguaro cactus and wonders, "Who could be living on this arid ground?" As night falls, he walks away. And then the place comes alive!

  • Around One Log: Chipmunks, Spiders, and Creepy InsidersLOG_SHOP

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    After reading this “field trip between covers,” you and your children will never ignore old logs again when you take a walk in the woods. Because that old log is a mini-habitat, teeming with a fascinating community of animals. From mites to salamanders to daddy long-legs, Tony Fredericks introduces the critters in his typically delightful manner.

  • Because Brian Hugged His MotherBRIAN_Cover

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    Kindness IS contagious, and this story shows how even young Brian can start a chain reaction that brings a bit of joy to people he doesn’t even know. It all starts out one morning when Brian wakes up and gives his mother a hug.

  • BLUES Go Birding Across AmericaBLUE1_Store

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    Want to inspire youngsters to appreciate birds? The BLUES books are the ticket. As one major reviewer said, it’s “a lighthearted romp with solid information on birds and bird-watching that could inspire future ornithologists.”

  • BLUES Go Birding At Wild America’s ShoresBLUE2_COVER2

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    This is the second in a series designed to inspire youngsters to appreciate birds. In this episode, the BLUES follow in the footsteps of the great birder, Roger Tory Peterson, and discover birds along all of North America’s coasts, from Newfoundland to Alaska.

  • BLUES Go Extreme BirdingBLUE3_SHOP

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    Want to inspire kids to appreciate birds? What better way than to highlight the most “extreme” birds of them all? – like the fastest flying, deepest diving, keenest hearing?

  • Born With A Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic StoryUNIV1_Cover

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    Lots of people have gotten very excited about this book and its sequels. It succeeds at telling the amazing story of the universe and our Earth’s creation with scientific accuracy but without diminishing the mystery and wonder.

  • City Beats: A Hip-Hoppy Pigeon PoemCITY_Store

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    Pigeons are a great introduction to urban nature. This book does a remarkable thing: it brings to our attention the fact that taken-for-granted pigeons, or “rock doves,” are beautiful birds.

  • Dandelion SeedSEED_Store

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    A dandelion can teach much about seeds and seasons and cycles—and the big world that a wind-blown seed can travel—but it also can make us appreciate the challenges it must overcome. This gorgeous book is at once simple and profound.

  • Discover the SeasonsDTS_Store

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    Want to share the wonders of changing seasons with your young ones? This book is a wonderful tool, with exquisite illustrations, charming poems, simple text that will stimulate discussion, plus hands-on activities and seasonally-appropriate recipes.

  • Do Animals Have Feelings, Too?FEEL_Store

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    This collection of true stories of animal behavior is not only captivating and thought-provoking, but also a terrific way for teachers and parents to have children to consider feelings—whether animal or human.

  • Drop Around the WorldDROP_Store

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    This book is a year-after-year favorite with teachers. It engagingly leads readers around the world following a drop of water—whether as steam or snow, inside a plant or animal, or underground—teaching the wonders and importance of the water cycle.

  • Eliza and the DragonflyELIZA_Store

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    Teachers and parents! This book is a rare find, well deserving of the CBC/NSTA’s prestigious award. The science about dragonflies is perfectly integrated into a story in which the dragonfly’s remarkable metamorphosis from a mucky nymph (“Eeeewww,” says Eliza) to a beautiful winged creature (“Magnificent!” is Aunt Doris’ refrain) is a metaphor for the magic of Eliza’s growing up.

  • For Baby (For Bobbie)BFB_Store

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    This love song by John Denver adapted as a picture book makes a great a baby gift, but it also will help set a calm sweet mood in a classroom. Sunny, colorful illustrations show families and animals from around the world as the song’s lyrics express unconditional love.

  • Forest Bright, Forest NightFORST_Store

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    Someone is always awake in the forest – and someone else is always asleep! Some animals are alert in daytime and sleep at night. Others are alert at night, and are sleepyheads during the day. Plus be sure to count the animals. You FLIP THIS BOOK from day to night and back—a nice hands-on way to show the same view day and night.

  • Forever Forest: Kids Save a Tropical TreasureFOREV_Store

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    The 54,000-acre Children’s Eternal Rainforest in Costa Rica began as an idea, a few kids, and a bake sale. Word spread and children from over 44 countries raised the funds to make it happen in 1987. Here is its story with a fresh twist, as young Peter discovers that his mother was one of those original kids.

  • From Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth StoryUNIV2_Store

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    “Once upon a time” meets science in a children’s picture book that tells the thrilling story of how life began on Earth. This book, the second in Universe trilogy, picks up the story where Born With A Bang: The Universe Tells Our Cosmic Story left off, with the first appearance of life on Earth.

  • Going Around the Sun: Some Planetary FunGOING_Store

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    Marianne Berkes has a gift for making science fun, and this book is exhibit A. Mother sun and her “family” of planets “spin,” “roll,” “tilt,” “blow” and “whirl” around the Sun to the tune of “Over in the Meadow.” Each of those actions is astronomically correct—for example, Earth is the one that “tilts,” and that’s what creates the seasons.

  • Going Home: The Mystery of Animal MigrationHOME_Store

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    Teachers!—you’ll love this one, which is almost a whole unit on migration wrapped in a winning combination of easy verse, factual language, and beautiful illustrations. For animals, migration is a powerful compulsion, sometimes over long distances, often skipping meals. Sometimes, as in the case of the monarch butterfly, a round-trip takes several generations. Why do they do it? How do they succeed?

  • Grandma’s Feather BedFB_Store

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    “Upbeat, funny and irresistibly singable,” this song was made famous by John Denver and now made “doubly memorable” by Christopher Canyon’s delightful illustrations, as the award from Mom’s Choice said. Especially if you listen along with Denver—the hardback edition comes with a CD—kids will say, “play it again!” and turn the pages to follow along.

  • Granny’s ClanGRANY_SHOP

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    Just imagine—you are a young orca whale. Your special friends are two cousins and your 100 year-old great grandmother, the clan leader. You learn to play with them, face danger with them, hunt with them—and even go people-watching with them! Based on actual orca, or killer whale, research, this book combines science with the real story of how family, friendship, and a grandmother’s love are helping this magnificent but endangered orca clan to survive.

  • If You Give a T-Rex a BoneTREX_Store

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    Heads up, dino lovers! If by chance you end up in an ancient habitat, and if you offer a T-Rex a bone, things could get . . . well . . . interesting. Dangerously interesting! Storyteller and teacher Tim Myers magically introduces the reader to all types of dinosaurs in quirky sort of way.

  • If You Were My Baby: A Wildlife LullabyBABY_Store

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    If you are looking for a terrific snuggle-book and ALSO want to introduce your young one to animals and their offspring, you’ve found it. Here is a love poem uniquely combined with non-fiction that explores how parents—both human and non-human—guide their young ones. It begins: If you were my baby squirrel,/ I would welcome you to the world/ In a secret nest I made just for you.

  • In a NutshellNUT_Store

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    Here, in luminous illustrations, is the life cycle of an oak—and how it supports life even after it is gone. An acorn drops from a great oak and grows. Animals nibble at it, a fire threatens it, but overcoming many challenges it eventually towers high in the forest, observing the changing human scene below.

  • In One Tidepool: Crabs, Snails and Salty TailsTIDE_Store

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    Go on one of Tony’s “field trips between covers” to a special, brilliant habitat—a tidepool. A whole community of creatures lives there! Humor, a fun rhyme, good science, and brilliant illustrations come together in a clear, easily understood package.

  • Inside AllINSID_Store

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    This is a comforting bedtime book that will reassure little ones that they—every one of them—are connected to the world both physically and mystically. They belong, and are part of something meaningful. The story is a simple nesting-doll-like journey. With a few well-chosen words and rich suggestive illustrations, the reader is taken from the outer edges of the universe to a planet, a village, a home, a room, into the heart of a warm, sleepy child, and finally to an awareness of love that somehow encompasses it all.

  • In the Trees, Honey BeesBEES_Store

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    Here is the ideal introduction for preschoolers and early elementary children to insects that are not only amazing but also critically important to humans. Inside-the-hive views of a wild colony of honey bees offer close-ups of the queen, the cells, even bee eggs. Simple verse will engage a young child, while sidebars with fascinating information satisfy the somewhat older child.

  • Little Brother MooseMOOSE_Store

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    Lured by the sights, smells, and sounds of civilization, little brother moose ventures far from home and gets lost in urban adventures. How Moose finds his way home again by listening with his whole being to the prompting of the earth is an inspiring example of nature at work.

  • Mammals Who MorphUNIV3_Store

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    This remarkable evolution series, narrated by the Universe itself, concludes with this third book, the amazing story of mammals and humans. It picks up after From Lava to Life: The Universe Tells Our Earth Story with the extinction of dinosaurs, and tells how tiny mammals survived and morphed into lots of new Earthlings … horses, whales and a kind of mammal with a powerful imagination – you!

  • Molly’s Organic FarmMolly's Organic Farm

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    Whoosh . . . the wind blows open a creaky gate. Inquisitive and mischievous, a homeless little cat scampers through—and suddenly finds herself in the wondrous world of an organic farm! Affectionately named "Molly" by the farmers who discover her, she romps, naps, and hunts among the vegetables.

  • Mouse and the MeadowThe Mouse in the Meadow

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    Buy Now at 25% Off! A curious young mouse boldly ventures into the meadow for the first time. There he is given a crash course on life—from creatures both friendly and not so friendly. He witnesses a caterpillar becoming a chrysalis. He marvels that fireflies can glow. Thoughtful encounters with a turtle and a rabbit help prepare him for danger. Science and story blend seamlessly in this entertaining coming of age tale.

  • Nature’s Patchwork QuiltQUILT_SHOP

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    Just imagine all of nature—mountains, prairies, oceans, and all—lying on your bed as a patchwork quilt! Take flora and fauna in their unique habitats, fold them up and you have a book, this book. Earth’s major habitats are spread before you, ready to be examined. Here in this beautiful package are revealed the key concepts of natural science. This patchwork quilt of nature covers the whole Earth, your home—yours to learn about, to enjoy, to care for, and to love.

  • Near One Cattail: Turtles, Logs and Leaping FrogsCATTL_Store

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    Teachers! Here’s another “field trips between covers” from Tony Fredericks, a funny but very astute professor. Here he visits wetlands inhabited by leaping frogs and zip-zipping dragonflies.

  • Noisy Bug Sing-AlongBUG_SHOP

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    There’s a lot going on out there, and this book is a wonderful bridge to a whole noisy, busy world of insects. Learn who is making what sound, and why. In this book the reader is treated to scientifically accurate, up-close depictions of some very cool bugs. It explains why the bugs make the sounds they do, and how they do it—and it’s not with their voices! Plus the author offers several intriguing bug games. Author John Himmelman started his first “Bug Club” in a friend's garage when he was 8 years old, and he’s been playing with insects ever since. He is enthusiastic about nature, and is the author and illustrator of over 75 books for children.

  • Noisy Frog Sing-AlongFROG_SHOP

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    There’s a lot going on out there, and this book is a wonderful bridge to a whole noisy, busy world of insects. Learn who is making what sound, and why. In this book the reader is treated to scientifically accurate, up-close depictions of some very cool bugs. It explains why the bugs make the sounds they do, and how they do it—and it’s not with their voices! Plus the author offers several intriguing bug games.

  • On Kiki’s ReefKIKI_SHOP

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    Buy Now at 25% Off! A tiny baby sea turtle scrambles across the sandy beach and into the sea. Floating far out in the ocean, Kiki is becoming a gentle giant. She swims to shallower water where a rainbow of corals puts on a show. Kiki adopts the busy coral reef as her new home and discovers fish of all sizes and lots of surprises!

  • On One Flower: Butterflies, Ticks and a Few More IcksFLOWR_Store

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    Teachers, here is an elementary insect “field trip between covers” from Tony Fredericks, a funny but very astute professor. The “trip” takes place all on one flower, a goldenrod, which is practically a “minibeast park.”

  • Over In AustraliaAUSTR_SHOP

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    Most of the animals in Australia are unique—they live ONLY in Australia. From kangaroos to koalas, they are a fascinating bunch. Once again, Marianne Berkes makes learning fun. Kids will hop, slurp, and munch as they imitate and count the animals.

  • Over in the Arctic Where the Cold Winds BlowARCTI_Store

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    Teachers and parents, here is another favorite from Marianne, who has a special talent. The kids think it’s entertainment while teachers and parents think it’s a great lesson about the Arctic! This book combines singing, counting, and full-body action with terrific cut-paper illustrations that kids will want to imitate. Over in the Arctic, the snow goose “honks” and the wolf “howls.”

  • Over in the Jungle: A Rainforest RhymeOver in the Jungle: A Rainforest Rhyme

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    Teachers and parents, here is the easiest, most entertaining way ever to teach about this important habitat. Marianne’s special talent is entertaining kids while the adults think it’s a lesson about the rainforest.

  • Over in the Ocean, In a Coral ReefOVER_Store

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    Teachers and parents, take note—this book is already a classic. Two geniuses—the author’s and the illustrator’s—came into perfect alignment to create this book. Marianne’s genius has kids thinking it’s entertainment while adults think it’s a great lesson about the ocean. Jeanette’s genius is, well, obvious.

  • Pass the Energy, Please!ENERG_Store

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    Here’s a favorite of elementary science teachers for the food chain. Each of nature’s creatures “passes the energy” in its own unique way. In this upbeat rhyming story, the food chain connects herbivores, carnivores, insects and plants together in a fascinating circle of players. All beings on Earth – from the anchovy to the zooplankton – depend upon the green plant, which is the hero of the story.

  • Saguaro Moon: A Desert JournalSMOON_Store

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    Here is another model nature journal from a naturalist who has been journaling habitats since she was a youngster. In the desert she sees Gila monsters, watches scorpions with a black light and harvests saguaro flowers with a Native American family that helps her see this unique, arid environment with appreciative eyes.

  • Salmon StreamSALMN_Store

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    Named a prestigious CBC/NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book, this is a poetic yet accurate description of the life cycle of salmon. For kids, it’s fun and eye-opening. For teachers, it’s a valuable supplement to a unit on water, fish and ocean animals, and the life cycle. Fast-paced prose and brilliant illustrations follow the salmon from their form as eggs in a stream to the wide ocean, eventually making a hazardous journey home to their stream of origin.

  • Seashells by the SeashoreSHELL_Store

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    Buy New Board Book Edition at 25% Off! Both classroom teachers and vacationing parents will find this little book to be a charmer. Counting from one to twelve (one to ten in the Board Book edition), Sue picks up shells—periwinkle, kitten’s paw, scallop—and carefully adds them to her bucket as a gift for Grandma.

  • Stickeen: John Muir and the Brave Little DogSTKN_Store

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    This true tale actually happened in Alaska to the famous naturalist, John Muir, and it became “the most memorable of all my wild days.” One day, Muir set out to explore a huge glacier during a blizzard. Stickeen—an aloof little dog belonging to a fellow traveler—insisted on going along. They become stranded on the glacier. The only way out was over a precarious ice bridge, dangerous for man and almost impossible for a dog.

  • Sunshine On My ShouldersSUN_Store

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    This exuberant adaptation of John Denver’s famous song is “sure to make you smile,” even on a dark and cuddly evening with your child. It helps if you can sing—the musical score is included—or just pop in the CD that comes with the hardback edition of the book.

  • Swamp Where Gator HidesThe Swamp Where Gator Hides

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    Buy Now at 25% Off! Under the algae that carpets the swamp, near the duck who paddles in ooze, close to the turtle who takes a snooze . . . hides a gator! Still as a log, only his watchful eyes can be seen. But when gator moves, he really moves! What happens to the duck, the turtle, the egret, the deer, and the many other critters of the swamp when gator makes his move?

  • Swim through the SeaSWIM_Store

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    Praised by Jacques Cousteau, this book, illustrated and written by a 16 year-old, is a classic introduction to the marine habitat. This 1994 alphabet and alliteration book continues to be a favorite of kids, parents, and teachers everywhere—it is truly an exceptional swim through an alphabet of sea creatures.

  • Take Me Home, Country RoadsCR_Store

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    This brilliant picture book adaptation of John Denver’s first hit song is all about roots, family, and country. Set in Appalachia, a humorously diverse bunch of relatives and their in-laws go up, down and around the hills of West Virginia to converge by car, pickup, and motorcycle to a family reunion at Grandma and Grandpa’s country home.

  • There’s a Babirusa in My Bathtub: Fact and Fancy About Curious CreaturesBABIR_Store

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    Humorous rhymes and magical illustrations illuminate the lives and careers of little-known animals. There's a loris in your chorus? He's quite a singer! Care to play bingo with a dingo? Watch out, he's a sharp one.

  • This is the Sea that Feeds UsSEA_Store

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    Parents and elementary science teachers alike will appreciate the way the marine food chain comes to light in this lighthearted book.

  • Tree in the Ancient ForestTREE_Store

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    Science teachers and ecologically minded parents—this book is a delightful introduction to the habitat in and around old trees. As AAAS Science Books & Films says, “the science is accurate and the book painlessly teaches important ecological lessons.” From lowly fungi to majestic owls, the book connects the web of nature. Repetitive, cumulative verse—a poetic technique that children universally enjoy—aptly portrays the amazing ways in which the inhabitants of the forest depend upon one another for survival.

  • Under One RockROCK_Store

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    Elementary science teachers! Here is a low-cost “field trip between covers” from Tony Fredericks, a funny but very astute professor. Plus, the “habitat” lies under just about every rock. A whole community of insects and other creatures lives under rocks—worms and ants, spiders and slugs, crickets and beetles.

  • Walk in the RainforestRF_Store

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    Written and illustrated by a 14 year-old in 1992, this best-selling book has introduced a whole generation to the wonders of a very important habitat.

  • What’s in the GardenGARDN_SHOP

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    Good food doesn’t begin on a store shelf with a box. It comes from a garden bursting with life, color, sounds, smells, sunshine, moisture, birds, and bees! Healthy food becomes much more interesting when children know where they come from. So what’s in the garden? Kids will find a variety fruits and vegetables, and a tasty, kid-friendly recipe for each one to start a lifetime of good eating. A "food for thought" section presents interesting facts about each fruit and vegetable, and a "how does your garden grow?" section explains facts about gardening and the parts of plants.