Growing Vegetable Soup

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Harcourt Brace, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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"Dad says we are going to grow vegetable soup." So begins Lois Ehlertís bright, bold picture book about vegetable gardening for the very young. The necessary tools are pictured and labeled, as are the seeds (green bean, pea, corn, zucchini squash, and carrot). Then the real gardening happens . . . planting, weeding, harvesting, washing, chopping, and cooking! In the end? "It was the best soup ever." Ehlertís simple, colorful cut-paper-style illustrations are child-friendly, as is the big black type. A recipe for vegetable soup tops it all off!

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I like the vibrant artwork and the simplistic text. - Goodreads
Personally I do not like the illustrators depiction. - Goodreads
Lois Ehlerts illustrations are collages. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Tasia - Goodreads

I read this with one of my wee ones in-between reading groups. It was a fast, colorful journey from seed to table, even ending with a true recipe at the back. The seeds and tools of gardening were ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julianna - Goodreads

This book was really cute and informative but it was a little strange that they decided to label EVERYTHING in the illustrations. I thought that the labeling was great for the vegetables, but when it ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

LOIS EHLERThas created many celebrated picture books inspired by the world around her. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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