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The Little Composter

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HOW DOES YOUR garden grow? With apple cores and carrot tops and wiggly worms all in a row! A young child builds a compost in this back-tothe-earth lift-the-flap board book. Toddlers will love these seven spreads of playful rhymes and illustrations that show how much fun working with dirt can be.
Board Book, 16 pages
Published March 8th 2011 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 2010)
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Katherine Cowley
Apr 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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This lift-the-flap board book brings me back to my childhood days. When I was in elementary school, we had a large compost bin filled with worms, and we'd put banana peels and other similar food waste in for the worms, and out would come rich soil that we'd use in our garden. I loved our worms, and even did my science project about them one year. Not only does this book teach kids about worms and compost and waste, but it does so in a fun exciting way--you see an apple, you lift up the flap, and ...more
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May 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
Finally, a book about composting for little ones that actually tells you what to do with the compost. Nice!
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Very engaging for such a short and simple book.
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A simple book to introduce composting to toddlers. Why not get them when they're young? ...more
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JAN GERARDI has illustrated many books for children. Teenie Greenies are the first books she has both written and illustrated. She lives in New Jersey with her daughter and three dogs.

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