This alphabet book aims not only to teach the alphabet, but to present the natural world in all it’s beauty and complexity and to encourage interesting and healthy eating habits.
The watercolors, done by Sally Rightor Parks represent a vegatable, fruit or flower for each letter. Often in the border the leaf and the flower show the plant in different stages of development.
The colors in the book range from muted and soft to bright and bold. Introducing the reader to the variety of color found in the natural world. Seven languages are used in naming the edibles; African, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.
In keeping with the present times, healthy food and the preservation of the planet and it’s peoples is the underlying theme.
It is a book for parents and children to enjoy together.