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Squash Boom Beet: An Alphabet for Healthy, Adventurous Eaters

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  4 reviews
"Stomp your feet. Squash the ground. It's time to explore all around. March to the garden. Listen to the beat. Get ready to find something wild to eat!" .... Tasting new vegetables can be an exciting adventure, especially when trying foods like dragon tongue beans, dinosaur kale, fairy tale eggplant and candy cane beets. Journey from A to Z in this fun story and enjoy ...more
Hardcover, 56 pages
Published June 15th 2016 by Blue Bay Books
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I LOVE this! The text didn't leave a huge impression on me, but I loved the photography and the inclusion of so many foods I've never heard of. I need to get my hands on one of each and eat them all! I will definitely need to add this to my personal collection.
Mrs Robin
Sep 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
A cute book that teaches children their ABC's with food. An emphasis is placed on healthy eating. There are some interesting foods highlighted in here such as black garlic and Easter egg radishes. Tons of information is presented in a manner that a child can easily understand it. The photography is absolutely breath taking!!! Oh and the book rhymes so you can sing it instead of read it.
Mar 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
As soon as I held this book in my hands, I was struck by its vivid book cover. It is vibrant and colorful and portays the beauty of vegetables. Perfect for kids, because if my picky-eater son taught me anything about food it's that kids like veggies raw and not cooked! No wonder, look how attractive they look when raw. And that's what this book does. Using the alphabet and photography, author Lisa Maxbauer Price introduces young children to the bounty of rainbow-colored vegetable found in a ...more
Janet Squires
Jun 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Squash Boom Beet by Lisa Maxbauer Price is a thoroughly delightful glimpse into the edible garden with a special focus on adventurous eating.

This clever alphabet book is written in a simple rhyming format that makes it a entertaining read-aloud as it leads readers on a march
from –
asparagus, “long and thin like warriors’ spears” and beets, “with juice like ink”
to –
Yukon Gold Potatoes that “glow so bright. Even their blossoms are a radiant sight.” And zucchini cupcakes, “you can eat for
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