AN Orange in January

AN Orange in January


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Plump, juicy oranges are one of the great pleasures of winter?and one that is usually taken for granted. Now here?s an eloquent, celebratory picture of how those oranges have found their way to the grocery store shelves, and then into kids? tummies! With vivid, glowing paintings, this unique picture book offers a poetic lesson about a plant?s growth cycle and about the produce industry. We follow an orange from blossom to ripe fruit, from tree to truck to market . . . and into the hands of a boy who shares this treat with his friends on the playground, ?so that everyone could taste the sweetness of an orange in January.?

In the tradition of Apple Farmer Annie and Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf, this is a satisfying, celebratory look at an everyday object with a remarkable life story.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803731462
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 10/18/2007
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 324,286
Product dimensions: 9.44(w) x 10.31(h) x 0.34(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Dianna Hutts Aston divides her time between San Miguel de Allendes, Mexico, and central Texas.

Julie Maren lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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