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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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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...