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GROWING VEGETABLE SOUP

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A very simple text about planting and growing a vegetable garden is accompanied by psychedelically bright illustrations. A red watering can held by a magenta hand on a green ground a hot-orange spade against blue—these colors are painfully vivid, jumping around on the page to the point of diverting attention from any pattern or information conveyed. Information is minimal anyway—seeds are ... Read full review

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Review: Growing Vegetable Soup

User Review  - Taylor Baker-Gower - Goodreads

Such a cute introduction to growing a vegetable garden; one of the most fun and delicious hobbies ever! Read full review

Review: Growing Vegetable Soup

User Review  - June - Goodreads

I like Ehlert's illustrations and the way she show the tools. I think Planting a Rainbow is a little more impressive visually and I have some felt flowers so children can make a picture for me after ... Read full review

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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  - Mary - Goodreads

This is a clever book for young readers about the tools required for gardening and what is required to grow a garden in the first place. The illustrations are blocky and colorful, and the story is very simple. Great for ECE readers. Read full review

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User Review  - Mckinley - Goodreads

Bright primary color graphics make the 'plain' story of growing vegetables and making a soup of then, stand out. Read full review

Review: Growing Vegetable Soup

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

Review: Growing Vegetable Soup

User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

Worked okay for toddlers - it wasn't too wordy, but it was one of the few instances where I wasn't such a fan of Lois Ehlert's illustration style. I felt like the vegetables were hard to see against the blue background of many of the pages. Read full review

Review: Growing Vegetable Soup

User Review  - Meg McGregor - Goodreads

An excellent book to introduce little ones to the joys of farming and gardening. Homegrown and homemade vegetable soup is the best soup there is! Read full review

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User Review  - Alyssa - Goodreads

This book holds a large sentimental value for me. My dad gave this book to me for Christmas this year. This was a book that he had bought for me when I was a little kid. It was fitting then, as I ... Read full review

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