Edible Colors: See, Learn, Eat



Now available board book!

Teach children how to eat their colors in this bold, artful concept book about the world of unusual fruits and vegetables!

Carrots are ORANGE.
They are also PURPLE.

Look what else can be PURPLE!

With a combination of unusual foods and a kaleidoscope of colors, this concept book shows that not all foods have to look the same way. A banana can be red, broccoli can be purple, and cherries can be yellow and still taste just as delicious.

Inspire picky eaters of all ages with Edible Colors, a book that shows how familiar tasty foods can look different, and new ones can can be similar to ones they've already tried.

Product Details

$8.99  $8.27
Roaring Brook Press
Publish Date
April 26, 2016
6.6 X 6.8 X 0.6 inches | 0.6 pounds
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About the Author

Jennifer Vogel Bass grew up in rural Vermont. She has a BA in anthropology from Tufts University and an MA from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, where she focused on environmental communications and sustainable agriculture. Over the course of three years, she photographed every variation of a fruit or a vegetable she could find. Currently, Jennifer lives with her family in leafy Maplewood, New Jersey.


"This well-designed title steps away from the narrow view that apples are red and steps into the seemingly infinite range of colors and varieties of the world." --Booklist

"Bass presents a "rainbow of edible colors" in this attractive introduction to colors and food." --School Library Journal

"This photographic study of colors introduces both widely known and unusual fruits and vegetables . . . This volume presents appetizing produce in an engaging array." --Kirkus Reviews