The Vegetables We Eat

The Vegetables We Eat

by Gail Gibbons


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Nonfiction expert Gail Gibbons responds to the need for books on good nutrition with this accessible exploration of vegetables. Glossy red peppers; lush, leafy greens; plump, orange pumpkins; and delectable little peas: vegetables come in many shapes, colors, and forms. Using her signature combination of a clear and informative text with plenty of illustrations, diagrams, and cross sections, this book provides a wealth of information about produce.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823420018
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 04/15/2007
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 372,900
Product dimensions: 10.35(w) x 10.32(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile: AD660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." The multi award-winning Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the Regina Medal, the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.

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Vegetables We Eat 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
JoseDelAguila on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A clear, informative introduction to eight groups of vegetables, categorized by the part of the plant that is eaten. For each group, Gibbons includes an illustration of one representative veggie as it grows in a garden. The rest of the page includes illustrations of related plants.
Madalyn333 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book would be great to read if you are teaching your students about vegetables. Gail Gibbons does a wonderful job talking about how all of the different vegetables come in all different shapes, sizes, and colors. She also talks about how the vegetables grow and how you can make your own vegetable garden. The illustrations are very colorful! This is a wonderful information book for children!
dangerlibearian on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Very informational book about all the vegetables we eat. Really too long for storytime and a little dull.