#1668.5 Eating the Alphabet
A vibrant and sturdy word book starring fruits and vegetables from around the world from Caldecott Honor - winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert. features upper- and lowercase letter for preschoolers just learning the language. Each turn of the page reveals a mouth-watering arrangement of foods: Indian corn, jalapeno, jicama, kiwifruit and kohlrabi. Lois Ehlert's lively watercolors paired with bold easy-to-read type make for a highly and accessible book for parents and children to devour. At the end of the book, Ehlert provides a detailed glossary that includes pronunciation, botanical information, the origin and history of the particular plant and occasional mythological references, with a small watercolor picture to remind the reader of what the plant looks like.
40 pages, 11" x 8.5"