Plants Feed Me

Lizzy Rockwell (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Holiday House
Publish Date
February 01, 2014
Pages
29
Dimensions
8.31 X 0.34 X 10.2 inches | 0.72 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780823425266

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About the Author

Lizzy Rockwell is the daughter of highly acclaimed children's book author and illustrator Anne Rockwell and art director and illustrator Harlow Rockwell. She has illustrated more than thirty children's books, including some in collaboration with her mother, and has written and illustrated several of her own, including A Bird is a Bird and A Mammal is an Animal. She lives in Connecticut. Find her online at https: //www.lizzyrockwell.com/

Reviews

"Straightforward text and clear, well-labeled, pleasing illustrations make this a useful introduction to botany."--The Horn Book

"In a celebration of growing (and eating) fresh vegetables and fruit, Rockwell's glossy digital artwork depicts upbreat children plucking apples, picking tomatoes, planting seeds, and watering gardens. . . . Rockwell treats each vegetable like a treasure; even kids with aversions to veggies may be intrigued."--Publishers Weekly

"The short, declarative sentences are easily digested by the very youngest and will tempt burgeoning readers to test their skills. Best of all, children will surely be inspired to taste some of the produce the next time it appears on their plates. Delicious on its own, and it will pair well with other books about gardens, plants, and healthy eating habits."--Kirkus Reviews

"This gentle, colorful picture book explains, simply and accurately, how food gets from the garden and farm onto dining-room tables."--Booklist

"Vivid and detailed gouache and colored-pencil-on-paper illustrations fill each page, and many of the pictures are actually large diagrams with labels and captions that complement the facts described. Though the text is simple and straightforward, it's perfect for developing readers."--School Library Journal

A Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year