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The Last Garden – Classroom Resources

Introduce children to the topics of migration, war and the power of nature and gardens throughout history in a gentle, hopeful way with The Last Garden. These resources are designed to guide you through the picture book, with suggested questions, classroom activities and additional resources on the key topics.

 

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Download The Last Garden Guided Reading Questions

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About The Last Garden by Rachel Ip and illustrated by Anneli Bray

In a war-torn city, a little girl tends to the last garden. But everyone is leaving and soon the girl has to leave too. The garden is all alone now but soon the seeds scatter throughout the city and the roots take hold.

Inspired by true events and war gardens around the world and throughout history, The Last Garden is a thoughtful, tender story of hope, touching on issues of conflict and migration, from a talented debut picture book pairing.