Errol's Garden


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Author: Hibbs, Gillian

Description: Errol loves gardening, but he doesn’t have a proper garden. Although his home is full of beautiful plants, he longs for an outdoor space where he can grow things. A chance discovery leads to a solution, but Errol can’t do everything on his own. Luckily, help is near at hand. A heart-warming and inclusive tale about how one small boy’s dream of a garden unites a diverse community in a positive and enriching experience for everyone. Age range: 3 – 6 years Features: • Errol develops a plan for a rooftop garden, and the reader follows each stage of the process. Teachers can use this book to introduce the decomposition of tasks into manageable steps, providing plenty of opportunities for activities which improve both critical and computational thinking. This can tie into the Characteristics of Effective Learning. • Errol and his neighbours work together on their garden project. The book promotes teamwork, sharing ideas, and using your skills to help others. • Gardening is a relaxing hobby. This book can inspire outdoor play and gentle exercise. • 'Errol's Garden' promotes thinking outside the box and seeing potential for creativity in unused spaces. • School gardens are growing in popularity. 'Errol's Garden' is a great way to begin a class project about gardening.

  • Publisher: CHILD'S PLAY
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 25 and 25 cm
  • Publish Date: 1-May-18
  • Page Count: 32