What Grows in My Garden: Lettuces (QED Readers) by Anne Rooney


What Grows in My Garden: Lettuces (QED Readers) by Anne Rooney

What does lettuce need to grow? Who likes to eat lettuce? Why is lettuce good for you? An apple a day keeps the doctor away Yes! This healthy series from QED teaches young readers the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables, and advises how to grow your own. Dig out your gardening tools and start growing those vegetables. This series can tell you all about the goodness found in fresh fruit and vegetables. Lettuce, carrots, tomatoes and apples are all described from their time as seedlings to blossoming into the fruits and vegetables we love to eat. These books will help young readers learn about healthy eating while encouraging reading skills. The straightforward sentence structure allows a wide range of reading abilities to join in the fun.


'In today's world, where children are so detached from the growing process, books like this play an important part and I was delighted to see this new series... It's also good encouragement towards getting our Five a Day. Well-chosen text makes this a good early reader. The colour photos are excellent.' - September 2013 - Parents in Touch 'Making the topic fun, this colourful book shows children aspects of healthy eating which they will have seen and can relate to. However, there are also images that will be new and intriguing to them. Lots of discussions could be developed from reading this book to a class, building their speaking and listening skills.' - May 2014 - Primary Teacher Update -- Shannon Brown Primary Teacher Update'

About the Author

Anne Rooney

Anne studied English at Cambridge and began writing fiction and non fiction for children for early years to teens ten years ago. She was longlisted for ther Aventis Science Prize in 2004. Anne lives in Cambridge.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st May 2013



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