Lois Ehlert cooks up another feast for preschoolers in this board book about gardening that is just brimming with colors and preschool-friendly vocabulary. Join a father and child as they share the joys of planting, watering, and watching seeds grow. Once the harvest of tomatoes, potatoes, cabbage, and corn is ready, they'll cook it up into the best soup ever.
Now that's eating local! In this new bilingual edition, Ehlert's bright, graphic art combines with text in both English and Spanish--the ideal recipe for a vibrant board book that's a perfect read-aloud for budding gardeners and beginning language learners.
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Lois Ehlert was born November 9, 1934, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and the Layton School of Art. She has also worked as an art teacher, free-lance illustrator, and designer. Her work as an author and an illustrator has appeared in countless publications and has received numerous awards and honors. In addition to creating books, Ehlert has produced toys, games, clothes for children, posters, brochures, catalogs, and banners. She has received the Caldecott Honor Book, 1989, for Color Zoo, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year for Snowballs, the Booklist Editors' Choice for Cuckoo/Cuc: A Mexican Folktale/Un Cuento Folklrico Mexicano, the IRA Teachers' Choice and NCTE Notable Children's Trade Book in the Language Arts for Feathers for Lunch, the American Library Association Notable Children's Book and Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom.