Illustrated Educational Books
Rebecca Mumford has produced a range of educational books, in collaboration with professional illustrators to accompany the programs offered by Greenhill Living. Each book can be purchased online via the links below.
What Does a Dibber Do?
A story about the life living deep down in the soil.
What does a dibber do? is a beautifully illustrated book highlighting the importance of soil and the need to consider what we add to it to ensure a healthy habitat. There is so much life beneath our feet, find out how you can save our soil and contribute to a sustainable future for our food.
The Garden Gang Series
The Garden Gang – set of 4 books
Set of 4 books
Gaye the Garden Girl – The Allium Family
Faye the Farmer Friend – Legume life cycle
Gary the Garden Guy – To dig, or not to dig
Pete the Planting Pal – Planting abc
Gaye the Garden Girl - The Allium Family
Illustrates the life cycles of two plants from this plant family, onion and garlic. Both slow to grow, reference is made to the story of The Hare and the Tortoise as well as each of the four seasons.
Faye the Farmer Friend - Legume life cycle
Illustrates the life cycle of the broad bean plant and includes other plants from the legume plant family. While watching the plant grow, look out for Jack and the Beanstalk.
Gary the Garden Guy - To dig, or not to dig
Illustrates types of soil, the importance of organic matter in soil and provides the steps to build soil, a no dig garden. Getting soil just right, like in Goldilocks and The Three Bears.
Pete the Planting Pal - Planting abc
Illustrates three different ways of planting. Pete the Planting Pal likes leafy greens and herbs, like Popeye the Sailor Man.
Gaye the Garden Girl seasonal series
Gaye the Garden Girl seasonal series – set of 4 books
Gaye the Garden Girl - The carrots and the ladybirds
Illustrates the life cycles of the carrot plant and of the ladybird and the benefits of ladybirds in protecting plants from aphids, with reference to the days of the week. Spot the ladybird on each page!
Gaye the Garden Girl - The broccoli and the caterpillars
Illustrates the life cycles of the broccoli plant and of the caterpillar, with reference to the days of the week. Spot the caterpillar on each page!
Gaye the Garden Girl - The potato treasure hunt
Illustrates the life cycle of the potato plant and describes the benefits of worms in our soil, with reference to the months of the year. Spot the worm on each page!
Gaye the Garden Girl - Five foods on a vine
Illustrates how vine plants grow and introduces the concept of pollination and the benefits of bees in our garden. Spot the bee on each page!
Bill the Bush Tucker Boy
Bill the Bush Tucker Boy grows and eats plants which originate from all around the world. Join Bill the Bush Tucker Boy on his journey to discover edible plants native to Australia, Bush Tucker.