Entries Tagged as 'Vegetable Books'

Fandango Stew

June 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Little does the town of Skinflint know that it’s two newcomers, Slim and his grandson Luis, are about to bring out the best in the colorful characters that make up this wild, wild west outpost. With a magic “fandango” bean, the two promise a meal that will never be forgotten, […]

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The Vegetable Alphabet Book

April 14th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT Author Jerry Pallotta has written many themed alphabet books and it shows in the fantastic The Vegetable Alphabet Book. Each page is richly illustrated by Edgar Stewart and an adventure in garden lore, informing us about a vegetable or type of gardening. The warm conversational tone of text will appeal to kids […]

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The Vegetables We Eat

July 2nd, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN Why vegetables have a bad rap amongst the younger crowd, I haven’t the faintest idea. Even when the school cafeteria overcooked the broccoli, I enjoyed it. Maybe that’s because vegetables were a rarity in my Mexican childhood home. Now I’m in league with “the fresher, the better” school of thought […]

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Vegetable Friends

January 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By JACQUELINE BODNAR Vegetable Friends by Tony Lawlor and Bruce Kociemba is an older book, but still widely available for used purchase. It is a great book for vegetarian kids since its focus is to introduce certain vegetables to young children. The author takes a fun, rhyming approach to explaining how potatoes, corn, mushrooms, […]

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