The Watermelon Story (Paperback)

The Watermelon Story By Georgiana de Rham, Carolyn Dreyer (Illustrator), Liza Cannon (Designed by) Cover Image

The Watermelon Story (Paperback)

By Georgiana de Rham, Carolyn Dreyer (Illustrator), Liza Cannon (Designed by)


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Watermelons are one of summer's tastiest fruits But what goes into growing this delicious summertime treat? Experience Vermont's farming season through the eyes of the watermelons themselves in this whimsical story, chronicling their journey from seed to table and illustrating the impact of local food on the community. Includes a family-friendly watermelon recipe

The Watermelon Story begins in late winter as farmers are busy planning their crops for the year ahead. As the story unfolds, readers learn about seeding, transplanting, and caring for vegetables. The local food system is prevalent, as the watermelons observe and interact with farmers, community members, cooks, and the Food Bank. The whimsical illustrations easily captivate young readers while offering a look into food production, farming, and the food system. The Watermelon Story is an excellent accompaniment to a curriculum about food, nutrition, and gardening, while also offering a positive message about self-esteem and confidence.

Product Details ISBN: 9781957184258
ISBN-10: 1957184256
Publisher: Onion River Press
Publication Date: July 25th, 2023
Pages: 32
Language: English