This humorous tale of the farmer who grows a giant turnip will amuse readers of all ages. A farmer who likes to eat turnips plants a whole garden of them. One of the seeds grows into a huge turnip, bigger than any he could imagine. But the great big turnip has a deep root and cannot be pulled from the ground. The farmer calls to his wife for help, then his son, his daughter, and so on. With one last giant effort, the farmer and his helpers manage to pull the huge turnip from the ground. There is plenty of food for everyone…for many years! Was it maybe too much turnip?
The series My Big Book of Favourite Fairy Tales introduces some of the world’s most famous tales to young readers. Each story is written in simple, clear and easy-to-read language with carefully chosen words to enrich the child’s vocabulary. The text is presented in extra-large type for easy reading. Lively, colourful illustrations are included to stimulate the imagination. It is an ideal series to develop and nurture a child’s interest in reading.
Cover type: Soft
Book size: 330mm (W) x 460mm (H)
[13” (W) x 18” (H)]
No. of pages: 16
Full colour throughout