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A Garden for Tom

A Garden for Tom

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Margaret Anne Suggs

Tom would love to have his very own garden and Dad arranges it for him. But Tom is impatient. Things are not growing fast enough for him …


Panda 7

Paperback: €6.99
Paperback: 64 pages
Size:196x130 mm
ISBN: 9780862785680

Series: Pandas

Panda Number 7

Illustrated by Margaret Suggs.

Tom would love to have his very own garden and Dad arranges it for him. But Tom is impatient. Things are not growing fast enough for him ...

Una Leavy
Una Leavy has written many books for children. She works as a primary school teacher in County Mayo.

Una Leavy was born in Charlestown, Co. Mayo. She has been writing since early childhood. A primary school teacher by profession, she is married to Lorcán and they have six children. Her writing includes poetry, articles and short stories which have been published in various magazines and periodicals. Much of her work has been for children and to date she has published seven books with the O'Brien Press.

Margaret Anne Suggs

Margaret Anne is a children's book illustrator and can usually be found scribbling in a sketchbook. For a while she did product illustration for a clock company . . . but that’s a story for another time. In a digital world, Margaret Anne still works by hand, creating illustrations that are sometimes sweet, sometimes spicy, but always delightful. She was raised in the American Deep South and being a dual citizen has given her illustrations a uniquely cheerful colour palette and a distinct femininity.

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

  • Download RBFS: Teaching ideas for first class from O'Brien Reading Programme

Rights Held: World, all languages

Also by Una Leavy:

The O'Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends
No Shoes for Tom
Barry's New Bed
Deirdre agus an Fear Bréige
Bróga Thomáis
Magical Celtic Tales

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Also by Margaret Anne Suggs:

No Shoes for Tom
Bróga Thomáis
Blue, Where Are You?
Blue the Brave

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