Growing Vegetable Soup

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1987 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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"Dad says we are going to grow vegetable soup." So begins Lois Ehlert’s 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." Ehlert’s 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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The illustrations are simple but to the point. - Goodreads
The pictures are large and simple. - Goodreads
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  - Emily Peer - Goodreads

Personal Reaction: This book is a very simple read. Each page has 4-8 words on it and large colorful illustrations. The book uses some challenging words that might need clarifying for a beginning ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristy - Goodreads

Rating 3.5 I used this book in my preschool storytime with a gardening theme. The kiddos had fun guessing what the gardening tools, seeds, and sprouts were.They also enjoyed watching the different plants grow. Good for preschool storytime. 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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