cover image Miss Jaster's Garden

Miss Jaster's Garden

N. M. Bodecker. Golden Books, $14.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-307-41181-5

N.M. Bodecker's illustrations are as quaint and witty as ever in Miss Jaster's Garden, first published in 1972. After Miss Jaster mistakenly scatters flower seeds over Hedgie the hedgehog's quills, he begins to sprout and bloom, then dances out of the garden. Miss Jaster calls for the constable to help her recover her stolen flowers. ( May)