Publisher: Random House
One sunny day Alfie decides to explore the bottom of his garden looking for some peace and quiet. He finds his Dad in the garden digging. Alfie's Dad explains that he is digging a vegetable patch and asks Alfie to help. Alfie thought the gardening would be boring but he finds creepy crawlies and helps make a bonfire. He is allowed to plant his own seeds and decides to grow carrots for an unusual special friend.
Shirley Hughes has created another wonderful book featuring Alfie and his family. Her beautiful illustrations show Alfie in his garden and help the reader to learn about growing vegetables. A classic Alfie adventure for adults and children to enjoy together.