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A gentle, touching book for young children,
By A Customer
This review is from: Jody's Beans (Hardcover)
This beautiful book is one of my son's favourites, and one we read over and over again. It is the story of the runner beans grown by Jody and her Granda. Doyle's text is gentle and wonderfully descriptive, but also very informative. It tells you all you need to know to grow your own beans - preparing the soil, planting and caring for the plants, right through to cooking the beans and saving the seeds for next year!
Allibone's delicate and pretty drawings have plenty to look at - and the start of the show has to be the white cat, who appears in almost every picture! It is a stunning debut for this new artist who says she hopes to inspire children to grow things - well, it certainly worked for my little boy - he's hooked!