What's in the Garden by Marianne Berkes

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Read What's in the Garden Online Free - Good food doesnt begin on a store shelf with a box. It comes from a garden bursting with life, color, sounds, smells, sunshine, moisture, birds, and bees! Healthy food becomes much more interesting when children know where they come from. So whats in the garden? Kids will find a variety fruits and vegetables, and a tasty, kid-friendly recipe for each one to start a lifetime of good eating. A "food for thought" section presents interesting facts about each fruit and vegetable, and a "how does your garden grow?" section explains facts about gardening and the parts of plants.

Title : What's in the Garden
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ISBN : 1584691891
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 32 pages


Alex rated it ★★★★★

June 14, 2013

What could be better than the bounties of a summer garden, whether it is from your own backyard garden or fresh fruits and veg from the farmer's market? OK, I know, that's the grownup who loves vegetables in me talking, but what about kids? I know from experience with my own Kiddo that it is often...

Barbara rated it ★★★☆☆

May 08, 2013

Combining information about good fruits and vegetables with simple recipes using each one as the main ingredient, this book encourages healthy living and eating. The information about the produce is provided in rhyming text, and the recipes use simple language and visuals to help young readers fo...

Marcus rated it ★★★★☆

November 25, 2017

This was a great book! It has easy rhymes for younger readers and great pictures. It will be nice to read this book when Marcus is a bit older and we can try growing plants and try cooking some of the recipes.

Wayne rated it ★★★★★

April 27, 2013

Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow? Oh, wait a minute, that’s a flower garden. We don’t eat silver bells, cockleshells, and pretty maids all in a row. But we do eat apples, celery, tomatoes, and pumpkins. Author Marianne Berkes, who has written several other books for Dawn Publ...

538am_erin rated it ★★★★☆

October 08, 2013

Written in a four-line rhyming poem, What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes is a great book for introducing younger children to edible plants that grow in the ground. Ranging from pumpkins to cucumbers to lettuce, Berkes stanzas give the reader clues for the vegetable on the following page – en...

Tim rated it ★★★☆☆

February 09, 2016

I am not a fan of rhyming text. I used to like it but then something changed. I don't know what exactly, maybe I'm just getting old and crotchety. There is however, a lot that is right with this book. The author describes a type of vegetable/fruit that can be grown in the garden. After the kids h...

Laura rated it ★★★☆☆

March 18, 2013

Each vegetable gets a rhyming quatrain, followed by a recipe featuring that food. Here's an example: You plant them in rows and each forms a head. Or else you can grow the "leaf" kind instead. It grows rather quickly in loose, moist soil, And if there's some frost, it won't even spoil. The riddle form...

Amy rated it ★★★★☆

October 20, 2013

A unique combination of riddle poems, recipes, and information about various things grown in a garden. Readers are met with an illustration of garden tending with a riddle-like poem that leads readers to guess and predict the food. The next page reveals what is growing in the garden. Each garden...

Samantha rated it ★★★★★

April 27, 2013

In rhyming text, readers are intorduced to fruits and vegetables along with yummy recipes to try featuring specific foods. The text and realistic illustrations ptompt readers to guess which fruit or vegetable will be revealed on the following page. Tons of supplemental materials follow the story...

Shelly rated it ★★★★★

May 06, 2013

This book is fantastic and now is the best time to get your copy. You can teach your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews how to start their very own garden Large and colorfully illustrated pictures are found on each of the 32 pages plus some wonderful recipes that are geared for children s...

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