Green Beans, Potatoes, and Even Tomatoes: What Is in the Vegetables Group?

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What is in the vegetables group? Carrots, broccoli, eggplant, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers a whole crop of vegetable examples and highlight some of their health benefits. Vegetable names are printed in color for easy identification. Enjoy this tasty treat of a book!

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Overview

What is in the vegetables group? Carrots, broccoli, eggplant, and much more. Brian P. Cleary's goofy verse and Martin Goneau's humorous illustrations give young readers a whole crop of vegetable examples and highlight some of their health benefits. Vegetable names are printed in color for easy identification. Enjoy this tasty treat of a book!

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Children's Literature - Meredith Kiger
Popular author Cleary takes on nutrition with this fun promotion of vegetables. His humorous cats lead the reader through the many ways we prepare and eat vegetables, their nutritional value, and recommended ways of consuming them daily. Using child friendly rhymes, the author manages to name most of the commonly consumed veggies and even a few uncommon ones. The new USDA food pyramid is included as well as sources for calculating the amounts and equivalents needed by different age groups daily. The book is appealing with its large sized print and colorful named vegetables and it is sure to increase the vegetable lexicon for early readers. Reviewer: Meredith Kiger, Ph.D.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761363910
  • Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 1,404,711
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 8.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian P. Cleary is the author of the Math Is CATegorical® series, the Adventures in Memory™ series, the Sounds Like Reading® series, the Food Is CATegorical™ series, and the best-selling Words Are CATegorical® series, including Stop and Go, Yes and No: What Is an Antonym?, How Much Can a Bare Bear Bear?: What Are Homonyms and Homophones?, and To Root, to Toot, to Parachute: What Is a Verb? He is also the author of Rainbow Soup: Adventures in Poetry, Rhyme and PUNishment: Adventures in Wordplay, Peanut Butter and Jellyfishes: A Very Silly Alphabet Book, The Laugh Stand: Adventures in Humor, and The Punctuation Station. In addition to his work as a children's author, Mr. Cleary has served as a tutor in an adult literacy program.

Martin Goneau was born in 1978 in the city of Trois-Rivières, Québec, and he still lives there. Martin has been working as a professional illustrator since 1997. Most of his work is dedicated to children's books and other educational publications.

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