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The Enormous Watermelon

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Published January 1st 2001 by Mimosa Publications (first published 1994)
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Charlotte Peters
May 02, 2014 Charlotte Peters rated it liked it
This book is brilliant for children in KS1 or those within a special school setting. Children can explore the texture of watermelon and engage in a number of messy play activities. They could link in to maths activities such as sharing the watermelon equally, counting the number of watermelon seeds etc, you could even create watermelon recipes, and engage them through cooking. Furthermore, the characters within the story are familiar so you could get them to think about the nursery rhymes they a ...more
Apr 24, 2012 Frances rated it really liked it
1. This is a big book.
2. The characters in this story are from nursery rhymes.
3. This is a retold story by Brenda Parks.

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a great end of the end of the year story. After reading the story I would buy 2 watermelon. One traditional oblong melon, and one of the newly seedless one.
We then would compare the two fruits. Next I would cut the large watermelon giving each child a piece I would tell the children to keep the seeds we will count and add all of the seeds to see just how many
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