A poetic, beautifully illustrated book by Alexandria Giardino, inspired by Ode to the Onion by Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904–1973). Pablo has a lunch date with his friend Matilde, who shows the moody poet her garden. Where Pablo sees conflict and sadness, Matilde sees love and hope. The story is a simple ode to a vegetable
A is for asparagus, ants, and apples that grow on trees. B is for berries, beets, and the buzzing of bees… With rhyming text and colorful pictures, young readers will enjoy learning about farm life through this alphabet book, with words and photos by WNC farmer and photographer Sarah Jones Decker. You can also purchase your own
At the Farmers’ Market with Kids profiles the fruits and vegetables available at most farmers’ markets, explaining how to tell which ones are ripe and how to store them. With age-specific tips that cater to children of all ages, plus 65 nutritious and kid-pleasing recipes to put your farmers’ market spoils to use, this cookbook
Told in English with Cherokee translation. A little boy plants an apple seed, already envisioning the big apple tree it will someday be. But when its first fall comes and goes, and apples fail to appear on its branches the little tree begins to doubt its calling. How can the little boy find the encouragement
Purple, yellow, orange, and red. Just the right mix of colored vegetables make a delicious soup in this tasty introduction to colors, counting, and veggies. All you need is a pot, a spoon, an adult helper, and vegetables of many colors to make a very special soup—Every Color Soup! Learn colors and vegetable names in
Desmond the field mouse wants to carve the biggest jack-o’-lantern in the neighborhood with his pumpkin. Clayton the house mouse wants to win the Biggest Pumpkin contest with his. But when they discover that their choice pumpkins are actually the same one, Desmond and Clayton decide to work together to grow the biggest pumpkin ever!