Books

A Little Guide to Gardening

Jo Elworthy (and others)

A garden can be anywhere -- in pots, on a balcony, an allotment or a garden at home or school --and this is the perfect book to get you started!

Packed full of simple gardening tips, interesting information, recipes and gorgeous illustrations, learn how to plant, nurture and even eat the things you grow!

George and Flora's Big Party

Jo Elworthy (and others)

Mum's broken her arm and George and Flora go and ask Grandpa to help with making jam tarts. While they are there, he asks them to drop some eggs off at his neighbours, and gradually they realize that no one in the street knows each other and want to help. So they organise an amazing street party with lots of delicious home-cooked meals to eat.

Packed full of recipes and tips for organising your own street party, George and Flora's Big Party is all about cooking and community: sharing recipes, making friends, helping to build a community in your neighbourhood.

George and Flora's Secret Garden

Jo Elworthy (and others)

George and Flora are planning a surprise party to welcome home their new baby sister! They're growing all the food for it themselves - with a little help from Grandpa - and are full of excitement as they watch how the baby grows in Mum's tummy and the vegetables grow in their garden.

With clear and easy to follow tips and a handy month-by-month planting planner, readers will find all the information they need to grow and cook their own tasty food.

Biography

Dr Jo Elworthy is Director of Interpretation at the Eden Project in Cornwall and has worked there since it opened communicating Eden’s story with the public. Jo Elworthy, prev. Readman, also works as a freelance author of children’s books and adults gardening books. She has also worked as a consultant, writer, lecturer, teacher and television producer specialising in horticulture and botany. Her career is based around the public understanding of science and environmental issues. Jo has a 1st class hons degree in Plant Science and a PhD in plant biochemistry. She lives in Cornwall with her family and garden.