The illustration are all painted and are very interesting to look at. Oliver has a strong relationship with his granddad and grandma which is great because I love spending time with mine, it is important to see family as they make you laugh and they can cook tasty dinners!
Activities that could come from reading this book are growing a vegetable patch, trying the food's Oliver did, painting in the style of Alison Barttlett and the most important spending quality time with family. This book would be great to use at home or in schools to promote healthy eating and especially to encourage those fussy eaters to try something new.
At the beginning of the story, Oliver only eats chips, but after a stay at his grandparents and a challenge from his grandfather to find the potatoes in order to eat the chips, we embark on a fun and exciting week with the introduction of different types of vegetables that Oliver tries and loves. The healthy eating and the try it and you may like it approach is embedded throughout the book and provides a clear message to children that just because they have not ate it before; it does not mean that they will not like it.
The bold and bright pictures makes the book engaging for all readers and the challenge to find the potatoes and the pact between Oliver and Grandpa creates excitement throughout, with young people guessing what vegetable Oliver might pick next and maybe sparking interest to try the different types of vegetables.
This article is a stub. Title Author. Add to Basket Add to Wishlist. So when he goes to spend a week at his grandparents' home, they promise him his favorites only if he can find the taters in the garden. Whatever else he pulls up during the search he must eat each night for dinner.
Thus Oliver is introduced to carrots, spinach, rhubarb, cabbage, beets, and peas, all of which he thinks are delicious. Introducing young readers to the bounty and magic of a garden, French Under the Moon, , etc. Deploying the fiery richness of acrylic paints, her broad, voluptuous brushstrokes convey extraordinary sophistication and character; she captures gestures succinctly, as when Oliver expectantly clutches his foot behind his back, hopping about as his grandfather digs up a dozen dearly won potatoes from the patch.pandleapanescio.cf
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