Benji And The 24 Pound Banana Squash by Alan C. FoxBenji And The 24 Pound Banana Squash by Alan C. Fox

Benji And The 24 Pound Banana Squash

byAlan C. FoxIllustratorEefje Kuijl

Hardcover | October 26, 2017

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The first children's book by New York Times bestselling author Alan C. Fox!Benji has made up his mind: he's going to grow the biggest banana squash ever from the tiny seeds he saved last summer.In spring, when the soil is soft, he plants the seeds, waters them, waits, waters them and waits. Will his dream come true? A lighthearted picture book about dreaming and gardening. For little gardeners ages 4 and up.
Times bestselling author of three books for adults that provide advice for living a happier, more successful live. His much-loved children's book, Benji and the 24 Pound Banana Squash, the first in the Benji series, was recently published by Clavis Publishing. Alan, who enjoys reading, writing, poetry, and the beach, lives in Los Ange...
Title:Benji And The 24 Pound Banana SquashFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.2 × 9.84 × 0.33 inPublished:October 26, 2017Publisher:ClavisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605373443

ISBN - 13:9781605373447


Editorial Reviews

This story offers one child's particular experience of "garden to table" and may inspire other youngsters to try the same. Gratifying." - Kirkus Reviews "Especially notable." - Booklist "A delightful story that will teach children about love, patience, and perseverance! I highly recommend!" - "This book is a very cute introduction to gardening and showing kids the process of growing something from start to finish." - Keri Gould, librarian, Fairfax County Library "This garden-to-table story teaches children about patience, love, and perseverance." - KARE TV, Minneapolis, MN "A simple story that opens up children's eyes to one of nature's smallest and at the same time biggest wonders." - Children's and Teen Book Connections "A great story of patience and perseverance." - Amber Webb, educator "The theme of this book is Dream Big, but it could also be Patience is Rewarded, or From Garden to Table. It's a simple, lovely story... The drawings are beautiful... .If you live in the city, or if your child is interested in gardening, be sure to pick up a copy of this book." - Jo Shackman, reviewer "A cute story to read with kids who might be working on a garden with their parents as well as to teach children where food comes from... .A great book for a family library or a classroom or school." - Carla Johnson-Hicks, elementary school educator "A great book to get kids excited about gardening and teach them about where food comes from and the slow, joyful process of growing it." - Jane Gemmell, bookseller "