Before We Eat from Farm to Table
By Pat Brisson, illustrated by Mary Azarian. Tilbury House Publishers, 2014.
* MOONBEAM GOLD AWARD ** GROWING GOOD KIDS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CHILDREN'S LITERATURE, AMERICAN HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY AND NATIONAL MASTER JUNIOR GARDENER PROGRAM *
Milk doesn't just appear in your refrigerator, nor do apples grow in the bowl on the kitchen counter.
Before we eat, many people must work very hard—planting grain, catching fish, tending animals, and filling crates. In this book, vibrantly illustrated by Caldecott Medalist Mary Azarian, readers find out what must happen before food can get to our table to nourish our bodies and spirits.