Written by Judy Sierra • Candlewick Press, 2014.
Old MacDonald has a backyard garden. But none of his neighbors are happy about it.
How do you paint a lot of mud and manure without making it just, well, brown? Add a bright red hen and purple worms. Worms are purple, right? The biggest challenge for me was learning what vegetables actually look like, since we wanted this book to contain some actual information on organic gardening.
Any picture book nuts out there? Try to find portraits of myself, Mac Barnett, and Adam Rex in the book.
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