A is for Avocado: An Alphabet Book of Plant Power
Perfect picture alphabet for young vegans, vegetarians, curious minds and fussy eaters. The rise in veganism and vegetarianism as well as an increased interest in the environment has meant that more children and adults are developing a greater appreciation for what they eat and where it comes from. This stylish gift book introduces young readers to twenty-six fresh fruits, vibrant vegetables and powerful plants, from avocado to zucchini. Each letter of the alphabet is represented by a plant or plant-based product and accompanied by a fascinating fact, with the aim to show that there is more to the fruits and vegetables that we see everyday. Content includes: Avocado: The Aztecs used these rich, creamy fruits as a symbol of love. Bean: There are around 40,000 different types of these edible seeds. Carrot: Carrots contain beta-carotene, a chemical that can improve your eyesight. Durian: This strong-smelling fruit is highly prized throughout South East Asia. Elderberry: These tart berries grow in clusters and are harvested in the autumn. Carolyn Suzuki's bright, stylist artwork enhances and engages the reader to make A is for Avocado the perfect introduction to plant-based foods for all ages.