The Magic in You, Making Changes in the Neighborhood, a Fairytale
A fairy, Phloxie, who is told by the queen fairy that she has to take care of a trashy vacant lot in the city. She was mad and wished for someone to help her make a garden. Up walks a reluctant boy and his cat, Mittens. He can't believe it, a real fairy! But even his cat sees the fairy. The fairy talks the boy into helping her make a beautiful garden. He uses is brain, his brawn and heart to make it happen. The story is about recycling, city clean up, community gardens, and working in community.
Reading Level: Intermediate (6 to 9)
Categories: Animals & Creatures, Environment, Fantasy
Features: Illustrations, Photos
Keywords: ecological, community gardens, kid power, fairytale, fairy story, recycling, trash, gardening, guardians of the earth, ecology book