A wonderful blend of facts and humor makes learning about vegetable gardening fun and easy. Learn about fiddleheads, munchkin pumpkins, snow peas, walla wallas, and more!
Beautiful color illustrations lead children through a brief introduction to soil preparation and seed planting, as well as through a discovery of both common and exotic vegetables.
About the Author
Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere. Jerry lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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O is for Okra. When picking Okra, you have to be extra careful you do not pull down the whole stalk. Okra is an excellent soup thickener. Okra is also called Gumbo.
Excerpted from "The Vegetable Alphabet Book"
Copyright © 1992 Jerry Pallotta.
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