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Aug 07, 2012
| ISBN 9780307978462
| 4-8 years
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Jul 22, 2014
| ISBN 9780307497529
| 4-8 years
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Aug 07, 2012 | ISBN 9780307978462 | 4-8 years
Jul 22, 2014 | ISBN 9780307497529 | 4-8 years
Farmer McPhee isn’t ready for what he’s about to discover among his cherished bright yellow fruits . . . a red lemon! Readers young and old will delight in the deliciously vibrant world that acclaimed author-illustrator, Bob Staake, has created. Now available as an affordable Dragonfly paparback!
In this thought-provoking tale reminiscent of Seuss, Farmer McPhee finds a red lemon in his orchard and cries, "It’s red as a stop sign! It’s red as a rose! I can’t have red lemons where yellow fruit grows! Imagine a world where lemonade’s red? Where once-yellow cupcakes are crimson instead?" As he tosses the red lemon across the water, he can’t imagine that it will land on a small island, sprout a seed, and someday bring forth an orchard of lemon trees…where people will travel to from all over, to try the red lemons that are "six times as sweet!"
Bob Staake’s 2006 Golden Book The Red Lemon was a New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year. His 2008 Golden Book The Donut Chef received glowing reviews from The Wall Street Journal and Publishers Weekly. In addition to… More about Bob Staake
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