The Curious Garden

Author(s): Peter Brown

Picture Books

This New York Times bestselling modern classic explores the perennial topic of environmentalism in an urban world, from the creator of The Wild Robot and Mr. Tiger Goes Wild
One boy's quest for a greener world... one garden at a time.


While out exploring one day, a little boy named Liam discovers a struggling garden and decides to take care of it. As time passes, the garden spreads throughout the dark, gray city, transforming it into a lush, green world.


This is an enchanting tale with environmental themes and breathtaking illustrations that become more vibrant as the garden blooms. Red-headed Liam can also be spotted on every page, adding a clever seek-and-find element to this captivating picture book.


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Product Information

In this beautifully illustrated environmental story by Peter Brown, a young boy tends to a meagre garden which blossoms and spreads across the city.

Peter Brown is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA and now lives in Brooklyn, NY.

General Fields

  • : 9780316015479
  • : Little Brown & Company
  • : Orbit
  • : 0.417305
  • : April 2009
  • : 285mm X 225mm X 10mm
  • : United States
  • : October 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Peter Brown
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : Peter Brown
  • : English
  • : [E]
  • : 5-8
  • : bl2011029828
  • : 40
  • : Fiction
  • : Colour Illustrations