This 4 book series describes the lifecycles of various vegetables, beneficial insects or pests in the garden as well as introducing concepts such as pollination.With one book for each season – summer, autumn, winter, spring – they are illustrated using photos.Each book provides an account of what Gaye the Garden Girl does or observes in her garden in Adelaide, South Australia through the seasons.
• The carrots and the ladybirds (summer)
• The broccoli and the caterpillar (autumn)
• The potato treasure hunt (winter)
• Five foods on a vine (spring)
The recommended age for the story book is 4 to 8yrs but it is also a good simple introduction to science concepts for ages 9 to 12. There is also knowledge to be gained by adults reading too.