Community Soup by Alma FullertonCommunity Soup by Alma Fullerton

Community Soup

byAlma FullertonIllustratorAlma Fullerton

Hardcover | June 1, 2013

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In a garden outside a Kenyan schoolhouse children are working together to harvest the vegetables they have grown and make them into a soup for everyone to share. But Kioni is having trouble: her herd of mischievous goats followed her to school today and they are trying to eat all the vegetables. The ensuing chaos caused by the goats is cleverly resolved by the children, making their vegetable soup very tasty while saving Kioni's four-legged intruders at the same time.Using rollicking verse with echoes of "Mary had a Little Lamb," Alma Fullerton tells a lively story about communal projects and finding creative solutions that help everyone contribute. This lively story for young readers is graced with Alma's stunning primitive paper sculpture art - the first book she has chosen to illustrate herself.
Alma Fullerton's free-verse novels for juvenile and young adult readers have earned her multiple nominations and awards, including the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award and the CLA Book of the Year Honour. Her first picture book, A Good Trade, has been a White Ravens Choice, a Bank Street Best Book, and a nominee for the OLA Forest of Re...
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Title:Community SoupFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 9.27 × 10.78 × 0.36 inPublished:June 1, 2013Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1927485274

ISBN - 13:9781927485279

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Community Soup is a short fun tale that welcomes everyone...Alma Fullerton uses bright colors and texture in excitingly visual collages throughout the book. Each page comes alive and pops right off the page! Community Soup is wonderful for young readers looking to explore their culinary side with a little help from Kioni and her friends! - New York Botanical Gardens, "Children's Books Explore the Power of Community" - 20170804