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SOLVED: Children's/YA > SOLVED. Child & mother stop at strawberry stand; the farmer is sick so the child goes around taking care of the farm. [s]

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Stormchasersara | 3 comments Looking for an older children's book where the child and his or her mother get strawberries from a roadside farm stand, but one day they see that nobody has taken care of the stand in a while. The mother finds the farmer sick and calls for help, while the child goes around taking care of the farm duties.

It is a children's picture book with illustrations that don't use very many colors.

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Lobstergirl | 37760 comments Mod
"Older" like from 1985, or from 1950? Are the illustrations realistic, cartoonish, line drawings, etc.?

Stormchasersara | 3 comments I don't know how old. I had it when I was little and I'm 25. The drawings are semi-realistic and kind of rough.

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Kris | 33349 comments Mod
"Hundreds and Hundreds of Strawberries" (1969) by Ethel Collier?

"When the old farmer who sells strawberries gets sick, a little boy tries to help him by doing all the chores and taking care of business."

Cover image - http://www.amazon.com/Hundreds-Strawb...

Stormchasersara | 3 comments That is the one :) thanks!

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Kris | 33349 comments Mod
Great! I'll request that your book be added to Goodreads.

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Kris | 33349 comments Mod
Here's the new GR link - Hundreds and Hundreds of Strawberries by Ethel Collier.

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