In this exuberant and lyrical follow-up to the award-winning Over and Under the Snow, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves . . . and down in the dirt. Explore the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year Up in the garden, the world is full of green--leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt exists a busy world--earthworms dig, snakes hunt, skunks burrow--populated by all the animals that make a garden their home.
Kate Messner is a middle school teacher and the author of several books for young readers including Over and Under the Snow, Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt and the Sea Monster series. She lives in Plattsburgh, New York. Simona Mulazzani has illustrated more than 60 books for publishers around the world, and has received a Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators. She lives in Pesaro, Italy.