Errol's Garden

Errol's Garden



Errol loves gardening, but he doesn't have a real garden. Although his home is full of beautiful plants, he longs for an outdoor space where he can grow things.

A chance discovery leads to a solution, but Errol can't do everything on his own.
Luckily, help is near at hand.

A heart-warming and inclusive tale about how one small boy's dream of a garden unites a diverse community in a positive and enriching experience for everyone.

Errol's Garden is currently available in 20 dual language editions. In September 2020 you can find new languages, such as Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Korean, and Japanese.

Every edition of Errol's Garden is TalkingPEN enabled so if you own one of our TalkingPENs
you will be able to hear the story in both languages as you follow the text!
Award: Errol’s Garden author and illustrator Gillian Hibbs won the 2019 Growing Good Kids Award from the Junior Master Gardener Program and the American Horticultural Society.

PENpal – Innovation in audio for children’s books
Mantra Lingua’s PENpal brings dual-language stories alive, with audio in both languages on every page. Please watch the video to see PENpal in action.
The images help children understand the story, and the PENpal helps with both comprehension and engagement. PENpal users can skip easily between languages, and using the ‘record’ function means they can even add their own voice to the pages. This helps to build confidence, encourages role play, and develops both literacy and oracy skills in English.
Gillian Hibbs
200 g
French, Errol, gardening, city, town, apartment, condo, growing food, plant, garden, community, neighbors, project, roof
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