Seeds and Bugs in the Garden

These four gardening inspired books are must-haves for any child's bookshelf and are sure to inspire a sense of wonder about the garden and the world around us. Planning your garden - Finding the first flowers of spring - Discovering the creepy crawlies

Spring is wonderful and watching children get filthy dirty as they explore the world coming to life is remarkable. Enjoy sharing these stories about seedlings, gardening, flowers and bugs with the children in your life. Soak in the sun - Dance in the rain - Play in the mud -

Watch things grow. Nothing is better than a day spent outdoors! 

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Gardening Stories that are Full of Heart and Educational

  • Children learn about determination and patience as they learn how seeds grow
  • Children learn about the community of insects who live in a garden
  • Takes children on a journey through their garden

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Paperback – Picture Book

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

By author Kate Messner
Illustrated by Christoper Silas Neal
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 .
Reading age 3 - 8 years
Hardcover – Picture Book

It Will be Okay: Trusting God Through Fear and Change

By author and illustrator Lysa Terkeurst
Little Seed and Little Fox are facing big changes and brand-new circumstances -- and they don't like it one bit.
Reading age 2 - 6 years
Hardcover – Picture Book

Stories from Bug Garden

By author Lisa Moser
Illustrated by Gwen Millward
Come peer between blades of grass at the secret lives of a garden’s tiniest inhabitants, revealed in lyrical vignettes and charming illustrations.
Reading age 4 - 8 years
Paperback – Picture Book

The Carrot Seed

By author Ruth Krauss
Illustrated by Crockett Johnson
When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won’t grow.
Reading age 1 - 4 years

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We are confident that you will find our book collections to be a great addition to your family's library. Our wholesome books are filled with encouraging, uplifting, and inspiring messages with characters worthy of emulation. 

Big Sky Life Books has done the legwork for you and hand-picked book collections with picture books and family read alouds that can be enjoyed by all family members without worrying about inappropriate content. 

In many of our wholesome book collections, children will encounter characters who rely on God for protection, grace, and provision - while experiencing adventure and learning timeless life lessons. We strive to select wholesome books that demonstrate kindness, respect for parents and others and a good work ethic.

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