Christmas is a time for gift- giving and feasting, which often involve particular fruits. What fruits are associated with Christmas? Oranges, clementines, and other citrus fruits are commonly found in Christmas stockings. There are several explanations of this tradition: 1). They represent gold (or bags of money) from St. Nicholas that he slipped in hangingContinue reading “Christmas Fruits”
Need some suggestions on fun and educational children’s books, pertaining to the topic of fruits and vegetables? Here’s a list of eight books following the fruit and vegetable theme. Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert introduces a large variety of fruits vegetables for all the letters of theContinue reading “Kid’s books about fruits and vegetables”
Holiday shopping is upon us and books make perfect gifts. What am I? Fruits, What am I? Vegetables, and Tree Verse are on sale via my online bookstore: https://aerbook.com/store/author_john_benzee. Use coupon code FRUITCAKE to get 15% off your order. (ends 12/23/2019) Tree Verse eBook edition is also discounted 50% at all major online retailers: https://books2read.com/u/4j1rzoContinue reading “2019 Holiday Sales from Split Seed Press”
In the United States, June is designated as National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month, which promotes healthy eating and tasty fresh and local foods. Fruits and vegetables are celebrated for their nutrition (bell peppers have more vitamin C than oranges), types and varieties (there are about 7,500 apple varieties worldwide), and cooking versatility. Why don’tContinue reading “June is Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month”
Tulsa Book Review gave a 5 star review to What am I? Fruits. Here’s the review in its entirety: What a fun way for preschoolers and early graders to learn about the fruits they eat while picking up some additional language skills. Drawn upon these three dozen tinted pages are colorfully drawn fruits with theirContinue reading “Tulsa Book Review: What am I? Fruits”
Today is the day! What am I? Fruits, my fun, educational picture book about fruits, is released today. It is available online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble, or stop in to your local bookstore and ask if they can order a copy for you. Happy book birthday to What am I? Fruits!