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Written by Alex Woolf


ISBN: 978-0-531-21490-9

List Price: $29.00

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When someone mentions spinach, broccoli or kale, do you think YUCK? Why do we need these foods and what would the world be like without them? Much better, right? Wrong! Vegetables provide us with essential vitamins and minerals that make our bodies healthier and stop us from getting sick. They’re also used to make things like dyes, lotions and adhesives. Learn how vegetables are grown and cultivated, and the often inspired innovations made with such humble foodstuffs as the potato and the carrot.
This title will ship February 2016
Item #: 645236
Imprint: Franklin Watts
Copyright: 2016
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 9.5" x 8.5"
Pages: 32
Grades: 3 - 12
Ages: 8 - 17
Dewey #: 635
  • Full-color cartoon-style illustrations that make the books fun and attractive to reluctant readers
  • A simple timeline providing an easily understood history of the subject
  • Top Tips offer helpful advice on what you should or shouldn’t do in a tricky situation
  • How It Works callouts explain the science behind the technology
  • You Can Do It! callouts describe a simple, safe experiment, or an action you can take to help make the world a better place
  • A helpful glossary and index in each book