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Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z (Paperback)

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Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z By Lois Ehlert, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lois Ehlert, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator)
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Description


A vibrant and sturdy word book starring fruits and vegetables from around the world from Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert. Features upper- and lowercase letters for preschoolers just learning language.

Each turn of the page reveals a mouth-watering arrangement of foods: Indian corn, jalapeno, jicama, kumquat, kiwifruit and kohlrabi. Lois Ehlert's lively watercolors paired with bold easy-to-read type make for a highly appealing and accessible book for parents and children to devour.

At the end of the book, Ehlert provides a detailed glossary that includes pronunciation, botanical information, the origin and history of the particular plant and occasional mythological references, with a small watercolor picture to remind the reader of what the plant looks like.

Apple to Zucchini,

come take a look.

Start eating your way

through this alphabet book.

About the Author


Lois Ehlert was the author-illustrator of many picture books, including Caldecott Honor–winning Color Zoo, Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the best-selling Waiting for Wings.



Lois Ehlert was the author-illustrator of many picture books, including Caldecott Honor–winning Color Zoo, Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the best-selling Waiting for Wings.

Praise For…


"Ehlert's eye-catching alphabet book splashes exuberant colors across each page."--Booklist (starred review)
 
"Illustrations . . . seem to grow off the page in bursts of health and freshness."
--The Horn Book

Product Details
ISBN: 9780152244361
ISBN-10: 0152244360
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: August 27th, 1993
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Voyager Books