Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers' Market

Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers' Market

by Michelle Schaub, Amy Huntington

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Overview

This collection of poems takes young readers to a day at an urban farmers’ market. Who to see, what to eat, and how produce is grown—it’s all so exciting, fresh, and delicious. Readers are invited to peruse the stands and inspect vendors’ wares with poems like “Farmer Greg’s Free-Range Eggs,” “Summer Checklist,” and “Necessary Mess.”

Bright and vibrant, this is the perfect guide for little ones to take with them on marketing day to inspire literacy and healthy eating.

A pleasing window into the world of the farmers’ market — School Library Journal, starred review

Sprightly illustrations and engaging rhymes will leave readers eager to sample market bounty — Kirkus Reviews

This cheerful collection of verse offers an enticing introduction to farmers’ markets — Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632895738
Publisher: Charlesbridge
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 32
File size: 44 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Michelle Schaub's poems have appeared in several anthologies and magazines. She is the author of This and That Sports and Vehicles of WWI (Capstone Press). Michelle lives in Downers Grove, Illinois.

Amy Huntington illustrated Grandma Drove the Garbage Truck, Grandma Drove the Snowplow, and Grandma Drove the Lobsterboat (Down East Books) among others. Amy lives in Williston, Vermont.

Read an Excerpt

Market Day Today
 
It’s market day.
Hooray, hooray!
Spy the wonders
on display:
            rainbow carrots
                        herb bouquets
                        heaps of berries,
                                    sample trays.
Farmers chat.
Musicians play.
            A neighbor­–
            stroller­–
                        dog parade.
Join the party;
don’t delay!
Come celebrate;
it’s market day!

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