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Big Red and the Terrible Tomato Hornworm

Written and illustrated by Courtney Carbone
Published by Rodale Kids
Goodreads Rating - 3.0 / 5.0
$4.99
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4-8
Target Age
32
Pages
Picture
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In Big Red and the Terrible Tomato Hornworms, Professor Sage holds a contest between the young Bloomers where each must choose their favorite vegetable to grow and care for. Here, young readers are introduced to the character of Big Red, who knows exactly what he wants to grow: tomatoes! After all, they are the main ingredient in some of his favorite foods: spaghetti, ketchup, and pizza. But as he starts planting, he discovers that he’ll have to battle hornworms to keep his tomatoes healthy and safe. In the end, he has to use his newfound gardening knowledge and peacemaking skills to work with the hornworms and save his tomatoes. Bloomers Island Garden of Stories picture books take young readers and listeners to Bloomers Island to experience the world of plants, flowers, and gardens through lively stories and lush illustrations.

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author & illustrator
Courtney Carbone

COURTNEY CARBONE is a children’s book writer in New York City. She enjoys spending time in botanical gardens and farmers’ markets, as well as planting her own garden. She especially loves lemons, avocados, and dahlia flowers.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1635651107
ISBN 13:
9781635651102
Publication Date:
May 15, 2018