An Edible Alphabet : 26 Reasons to Love the Farm (Hardcover)

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Bouncing blueberries, eager ewes, and giggling geese!
Join this lively bunch on an alphabetical tour of today''s farm. With families and schools thinking more than ever about fresh, healthful choices for the table, kids want to know about the foods they see and eat every day: Where does it come from? How is it grown? What''s the difference between a fruit and a veggie? Why don''t chickens have teeth?
This entertaining survey of modern farming provides a wealth of farm facts and farm lore, including:
-Why some egg yolks are deep orange and others pale yellow
-Which kind of tomato is used to make ketchup
-What butterflies, hummingbirds, bats, and bees all have in common
-Why farmers love ladybugs
-Why sheep smell with their feet
Of course there are far more than 26 reasons to love the farm. What are yours?

"From the Hardcover edition."

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Publisher Random House Distribution childrens
Mfg Part# 9781582464220
SKU 218181667
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1582464227
Release Date 7/26/2011
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Editors Note Bouncing blueberries, eager ewes, and giggling geese! Join this lively bunch on an alphabetical tour of today’s farm. With families and schools thinking more than ever about fresh, healthful choices for the table, kids want to know about the foods they see and eat every day: Where does it come from? How is it grown? What’s the difference between a fruit and a veggie? Why don’t chickens have teeth?  This entertaining survey of modern farming provides a wealth of farm facts and farm lore, including: -Why some egg yolks are deep orange and others pale yellow -Which kind of tomato is used to make ketchup-What butterflies, hummingbirds, bats, and bees all have in common-Why farmers love ladybugs-Why sheep smell with their feet Of course there are far more than 26 reasons to love the farm. What are yours?From the Hardcover edition.
Annotation Using the alphabet to learn about farming, this colorful picture book shares scores of facts from everything about egg yolk color to milk production to manure. The truth about pigs and mud is told, while a spread on kohlrabi showcases the variety of sizes this unusual vegetable comes in. Accompanied by brightly colored and patterned mixed-media collage.
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Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 05
Number of Pages 0048
Publisher Tricycle Press

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