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Each title in this series is a classic story or fable, retold with simple text to delight and inspire any child who is just beginning to read.
Paperback, Usborne First Reading, Level Three, 48 pages
Published August 25th 2008 by Usborne Books (first published August 25th 2006)
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Sajeda Assenjee
Sep 17, 2011 rated it liked it
I often wondered why my nephew and niece always asked for the same story every bedtime until I read The Enormous Turnip.I found myself laughing all the way through the story as each character came to join the tug of war with the turnip.I liked the way the characters were introduced at the begining by the author.This allows the reader to try and understand how they can help.The pictures are bright and colourful.A classic story that will be enjoyed by all!
Kristi Anderson
Jun 04, 2018 rated it liked it
Good book for a first grader - I read it with my daughter tonight and she liked it. Easy to read for her and the pictures are cute. Always a good story.
مصطفي سليمان
قصة لطيفة عن التعاون لللاخراج ثمرة اللفت العملاقة
المحتوي و الرسوم لطيفة
تصلح للأطفال في الفئة العمرية ما قبل المدرسة
Jasmine Caines
Jan 07, 2015 rated it liked it
It is a level 1 book of the ‘Read it to yourself range’ therefore it holds large and short text, large colourful pictures and repetitive text to build confidence in starting to read. This book is good because of its simplicity, the first page has a colourful page with all the characters: The old woman, the old man, the girl, the boy, the dog and the enormous turnip. The use of the word ‘the’ makes all characters equal and states early who will be in the story.
The old man plants turnip seeds wher
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Tracey
Jan 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very good beginner book for learners studying Afrikaans as their First Additional Language, as they could use the English version of the Giant Turnip to relate and assist them with the translation. I must admit this version is funnier than the English one, as the poor family eat the turnip for breakfast, lunch and supper. The farmer adds at the end, that maybe he must grow carrots the next year instead. The lovely illustrations add to this valuable reading book.
Vesra (When She Reads)
Jan 15, 2012 rated it it was amazing
This is an excellent cute book to read for the kiddies.

Moral: teamwork
Pan Fong Cindy
May 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
theme: teamwork

A good share for children, and interactions based on the storyline make the story more interesting!
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