Parker Grows a Garden: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (A Parker Curry Book) (Paperback)
Parker is growing her own backyard garden! She plants tulips with Nana and herbs and vegetables with Mom Mom. After patiently waiting all winter long, Parker sees her garden bloom! This story celebrates Parker’s relationships with her two grandmothers and the joy of nurturing plants in the garden, and the backmatter features Parker’s love of taking nature walks in her neighborhood.
Jessica Curry is a New York Times bestselling author, blogger, and work-at-home mama to three children: Parker, Ava, and Cash. Jessica’s debut children’s picture book, written with her oldest daughter, Parker, was nominated for a 2020 NAACP Image Award. The mother-daughter duo has since penned four additional children’s books in hopes of inspiring others to dream big dreams. Jessica’s blog, Happy Mama Happy Babies, is an authentic motherhood and lifestyle platform that shares her family’s adventures, growth chronicles, and everything in between. Jessica and her family reside in Sherman Oaks, California.
Brittany Jackson (Bea for short) is a New York Times bestselling illustrator who attended the College for Creative Studies and is the grand prize winner and returned alumni of L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrator of the Future Award of 2007. Bea has worked in freelance as a character and outfit designer for various social networking and gaming platforms for more than eight years, though she is most publicly known in publishing as an illustrator.
Tajae Keith is a painter with a focus on character design currently based in Oakland, California. Inspired endlessly by rap, the heartbeat of the Black community, she explores the punk-esque nature of Blackness through dynamic shape language and expressive colors. A night owl by nature, you can find her at her desk painting under the cover of darkness with a cup of coffee close by.