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Andrews McMeel Publishing
Do you believe in fairies? If so, this book will delight you. "It wasn't produced for someone who isn't a believer in things magical," observes photographer Anne Geddes, who clearly is. What is also abundantly clear is that she appreciates the charm of babies and small children, and the role that fantasy plays in their young lives. Her tiny models become fairies, gnomes, sunflowers, water lilies, field mice, ladybugs, and peas in a pod in this amusing and endearing volume. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
From Kirkus Reviews
Australian photographer Geddes (The Twelve Days of Christmas, 1995) is well known for her, well, strange pictures of babies. Now she sets the tots Down In The Garden ($49.95; Sept. 15, 1996; 160 pages; ISBN 1-55912-017-7). In full-page color photos (even some gatefolds), we see babies as pea pods, babies in cocoons, one newborn with butterfly wings resting on a mushroom, babies in flowerpots with bouquets on their heads. Mostly, all you see of them are their baby faces: with happy,... read more --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Babies as snoozing hedgehogs. Babies as beatific butterflies. Babies as tiny fairies dwelling in a magical garden. These are the inhabitants of Anne Geddes' gorgeous book Down In The Garden, an extraordinary ode to tiny babies and the enchantment they bring to life. In Geddes' Down In The Garden, the world-famous photographer has captured newborns in a variety of mythical pses: brightly colored flowers with babies peeking out from behind them, sleeping babies snuggled inside bright green peapods, sprightly gnomes with darling baby faces. All come together to make Geddes' Down In The Garden an artistic masterpiece unlike any other. This small hardcover edition of Down In The Garden features all the striking images from the internationally best-selling full-size volume in a more intimate, gift-size package. Complemented by gently humorous text, the images in Down In The Garden reflect Geddes' appreciation for the beauty and innocence of babies. Her unique imagery immediately communicates her deep and abiding love of children in a universal language understood by people everywhere. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.