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The Red Lemon

Written & illustrated by Bob Staake
Published by Golden Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
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What's The Red Lemon About

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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!”

What Kind of Book is The Red Lemon

social themes
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Book Topics › rhyming
Children's Books About Rhyming
Book Topics › social themes
Children's Books About Social Themes
Book Topics › fiction
Children's Books About Fiction
Book Topics › lemons
Children's Books About Lemons
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Who Wrote The Red Lemon

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Bob Staake

Bob Staake has written and/or illustrated more than fifty books, including The Red Lemon, a New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children’s Book of the Year. His work has graced the cover of The New Yorker more than a dozen times, and his November 17, 2008, Barack Obama victory cover was named the Best Magazine Cover of the Year by Time magazine. He lives on Cape Cod, in Massachusetts.

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Book Details

Publication Date:
September 12, 2006

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