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What's in the Garden?

Learn Where Food Comes From (Part Cookbook, Part Gardening Book for Kids)

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Overview

Learning about fruits and vegetables becomes fun in What's in the Garden? This book serves as a garden tool for kids and doubles as a healthy cookbook, with tons of kid-friendly recipes for you to cook with your child. Children at home this summer will be inspired learn about the world around us!

Good food doesn't 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 what's in the garden? Kids will find a variety of fruits and vegetables, from carrots to broccoli, apples to onions. For each vegetable comes a tasty, kid-friendly recipe making this book not only the perfect gardening book for kids, but also a healthy cookbook for kids from 4-8. Author Marianne Berkes consulted with nutritionists and personally made every recipe in the book, to be sure they are both tasty and kid-friendly.

Recipes include:

  • Applesauce
  • Carrot Muffins
  • Tomato Sauce
  • French Onion Soup
  • Blueberry Pie

Backmatter Includes:

  • Further information about the foods in the book
  • A glossary to help with food preparation
  • Facts about gardening and plant anatomy

Product Details

  • Paperback
  • Size: 9 in x 11 in
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

Cris Arbo’s art is known for intense detail and is inspired by her love and respect for nature. It has appeared in books, magazines, calendars, cards, murals, and in animated feature films, TV shows, and commercials. She has illustrated six nature awareness children’s books for Dawn Publications and is also a frequent presenter at schools and conferences. Cris has four daughters and lives in Buckingham, Virginia with her husband, author Joseph Anthony and their youngest daughter, Alina. Many of Cris’ favorite hours are spent in the garden.
Marianne Berkes has spent much of her life as a teacher, children's theater director and children's librarian. She knows how much children enjoy "interactive" stories and is the author of many entertaining and educational picture books that make a child's learning relevant. Reading, music, theater, gardening, and cooking have been a constant in Marianne's life. Her books are inspired by her love of nature. Marianne hopes to open kids' eyes to the magic found in our natural world. She now writes full time. An energetic presenter at schools and conferences, Marianne believes that "hands on" learning is fun. Her website is www.MarianneBerkes.com.
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