Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant (Hardcover)

A Vegetable Chant

By April Pulley Sayre, April Pulley Sayre (Photographer)

Beach Lane Books, 9781442421417, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 14, 2011



Rah, rah, radishes, red and white
Carrots are calling. Take a bite
Oh boy, bok choy, Brussels sprout.
Broccoli Cauliflower Shout it out

Know any kids who don't like veggies? Here is a book that's sure to change their hungry minds With a raucous rhyming text, Rah, Rah Radishes celebrates fresh vegetables, nature's bright colors, and the joy of healthy eating. The book's interactive spirit encourages kids to join in on the read-aloud fun, and little ones won't be able to resist the book's vibrant photographs--they're a feast for the eyes.

Praise For Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant

* "Let’s hear it for the veggies! This cheerful chant pairs pithy couplets with the author’s photographs of farmer’s market beauties...A winning recipe blending crispy verse and fresh photography."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

* "Sayre’s catchy, rhyming verse has an infectious rhythm that begs to be read aloud...With its upbeat, easy-to-digest text and large, clear images, this book will become a go-to choice in spring-themed preschool storytimes and early elementary health or environmental units.”--School Library Journal, starred review

"Makes produce seem downright fun...Families could read this together before or after a trip to the grocery store or farmers’ market; teachers and librarians could feature it on Earth Day or any time resources are needed about food, health, or plants. A good, sturdy, health-conscious choice."--Booklist

"A call to farms...the brilliant colors and inviting textures might just tempt a few picky eaters."--Publishers Weekly

"Use this text with a unit on nutrition or gardening, or before a field trip to the market. It is a great addition to a preschool or primary grade collection."

--Library Media Connection, November/December 2011