Fruits and Vegetables

Branch Cecilton Branch

Created by Lisa Hanyok
  • Details about The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    by Eric Carle

    This book enables the teacher to raise the language awareness of the whole class as they follow the evolution of the caterpillar in days, foods and numbers.…more

  • Details about Jamberry


    Bruce Degen (Illustrator)

    Hatberry Shoeberry In my canoeberry Under the bridge And over the dam Looking for berries Berries for jam They're off...a boy and an endearing, rhyme-spouting bear, who squires him through a fantastic world of berries. And their adventure comes to a razzamatazz finale under a starberry sky. Children will want to feast again and again on Bruce Degen's exuberant, colorful pictures and his rollicking, berryful rhymes. Hatberry Shoeberry In my canoebery Under the bridge And over the dam Looking f……more

  • Details about The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear

    The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry and the Big Hungry Bear

    Don Wood (Illustrator); Audrey Wood

    First published in 1984, a picture book in which the Little Mouse will do all he can to save his strawberry from the Big, Hungry Bear, even if it means sharing it with the reader. The Little Mouse and the Big Hungry Bear are known and loved by millions of children around the world. Little Mouse loves strawberries, but so does the bear... How will Little Mouse stop the bear from eating his freshly picked, red, ripe strawberry.…more

  • Details about Mmm... Let's Eat!

    Mmm... Let's Eat!

    Libby Koponen; Betsy Thompson

    Here's a book that helps younger kids make a connection between great food and the colors they see in their everyday lives. Red trucks and toys at playtime? How about strawberries and squirty cherry tomatoes for a snack? An orange sunset leads into sweet potatoes for dinner and a tangy mango for dessert. With gatefolds that provide a guessing-game mode, it's a fun gateway to better eating. Offering a non-didactic way to open a conversation about good nutrition with a young child - with artthat l……more

  • Details about Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

    Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!

    by Candace Fleming

    Tippy, tippy, tippy, Pat! That's the sound three hungry bunnies make when the sun goes down and the moon comes up and Mr. McGreely's garden smells yum, yum, yummy. While he's dreaming of his mouth-watering carrots, the bunnies are diving over fences and swimming trenches to get the veggies first! Hammer, hammer, hammer, Saw! That's the sound Mr. McGreely makes when the sun comes up and the moon goes down and he sees what those twitch-whiskers have done....Nibbled leaves! Empty stalks! Mr. McGree……more

  • Details about Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant

    Rah, Rah, Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant

    April Pulley Sayre (Photographer)

    Rah, rah, radishes, red and white! Carrots are calling. Take a bite! Oh boy, bok choy, Brussels sprout. Broccoli! Cauliflower! Shout it out! Know any kids who don't like veggies? Here is a book that's sure to change their hungry minds! With a raucous rhyming text, Rah, Rah Radishes celebrates fresh vegetables, nature's bright colors, and the joy of healthy eating. The book's interactive spirit encourages kids to join in on the read-aloud fun, and little ones won't be able to resist the book's v……more

  • Details about 1 Big Salad: A Delicious Counting Book

    1 Big Salad: A Delicious Counting Book

    Juana Medina

    Juana Medina's ingenious illustrations nearly pop off the page in her new counting book, ONE BIG SALAD. One avocado deer saunters across the spread, two radish mice scurry by, until finally ten watercress seahorses swim onto the scene - all of the ingredients in one big salad! Medina's previous book with Viking, SMICK!, introduced her to the children's book world, and now she's bringing her fresh and innovative take on the concept book form.…more

  • Details about The Carrot Seed

    The Carrot Seed

    Ruth Krauss; Crockett Johnson (Illustrator)

    When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits... This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss's simple text and Crockett Johnson's e……more

  • Details about Up, Down, & Around

    Up, Down, & Around

    Katherine Ayres ; illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott

    This garden is on the move! A good-time, rollicking celebration of things that grow. PEPPERS GROW UP. POTATOES GROW DOWN. PUMPKINS VINE AROUND AND AROUND. From seeds dropping into soil to corn bursting from its stalks, from children chasing butterflies to ants burrowing underground, everything in this vibrant picture book pulses with life — in all directions! Sprightly illustrations set the mood for a rhythmic text that follows nature’s course to a final feast of backyard bounty.…more

  • Details about Tops & Bottoms

    Tops & Bottoms

    adapted and illustrated by Janet Stevens

    Hare solves his family's problems by tricking rich and lazy Bear in this funny, energetic version of an old slave story. With roots in American slave tales, Tops & Bottoms celebrates the trickster tradition of using one's wits to overcome hardship. "As usual, Stevens' animal characters, bold and colorful, are delightful. . . . It's all wonderful fun, and the book opens, fittingly, from top to bottom instead of from side to side, making it perfect for story-time sharing."-- Booklist This titl……more