- Author : Lois Ehlert
- Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
- Release : 10 December 2013
- ISBN : 9780547539096
- Page : 40 pages
- Rating : 3.5/5 from 41 voters
Download or read online book entitled Eating the Alphabet, was written by Lois Ehlert and published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 10 December 2013 with total pages 40. A vibrant and sturdy word book featuring fruits and vegetables from around the world from Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert featuring upper- and lowercase letters for preschoolers just learning language. Apple to Zucchini, come take a look. Start eating your way through this alphabet book. Each turn of the page reveals a mouth-watering arrangement of foods: Indian corn, jalapeno, jicama, kumquat, kiwifruit and kohlrabi. Lois Ehlert's lively watercolors paired with bold easy-to-read type make for a highly appealing and accessible book for parents and children to devour. At the end of the book, Ehlert provides a detailed glossary that includes pronunciation, botanical information, the origin and history of the particular plant and occasional mythological references, with a small watercolor picture to remind the reader of what the plant looks like.