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Compost, by Gosh!: An Adventure with Vermicomposting
     

Compost, by Gosh!: An Adventure with Vermicomposting

by Michelle Eva Portman
 

Author Michelle Eva Portman presents a wonderful adventure where a young girl and her mom convert a storage box into a house for their new pets. The box becomes a vermicomposting bin and the pets are redworms. Portman's poetic, rhyming couplets provide a grand explanation of the process of vermicomposting in a manner that the youngest reader/listener will enjoy.

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Author Michelle Eva Portman presents a wonderful adventure where a young girl and her mom convert a storage box into a house for their new pets. The box becomes a vermicomposting bin and the pets are redworms. Portman's poetic, rhyming couplets provide a grand explanation of the process of vermicomposting in a manner that the youngest reader/listener will enjoy. The story is accompanied by adorable illustrations. The book includes "How To" and "Resources" sections to encourage further exploration of vermicomposting.

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"..children reserved full attention to this witty and wonderfully illustrated book... get children excited about the powers of nature."--Gunter Pauli, Founder and Director of ZERI (Zero Emissions Research Initiative)

"Charming, light-hearted composting guide for today's ecology-minded child...captures childhood magic and the alchemy of natural processes..."--The Book Reader

"Wow! Worms are really cool."--Mary, age 8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780942256161
Publisher:
Flowerfield Enterprises
Publication date:
10/06/2003
Pages:
42
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
4 - 9 Years

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