The Vegetables We Eat (Hardcover)

By Gail Gibbons

Holiday House, 9780823420018, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 15, 2007

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (1/2/2008)
Compact Disc (9/20/2016)
Compact Disc (9/20/2016)

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Description

What are vegetables, anyway? Give kids the 411 on veggies with this richly illustrated introduction to produce!


Peppers, beans, corn, and peas!  Nonfiction superstar Gail Gibbons lays out the basics of veggies with colorful watercolors and straightforward text. Learn how they grow, how they get to stores, and how many kinds there are—and learn some weird trivia, too!

Diagrams, cross sections, and illustrations get kids up close and personal with glossy red peppers, plump orange pumpkins, delectable little peas, and dozens of other vegetables in this essential primer on the subject.


About the Author

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.