The Turnip

The Turnip

Book - 2015
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Badger Girl is delighted to find the biggest turnip she has ever seen growing in her vegetable garden, but when the time comes to harvest the giant root, she is unable to pull it up without help from family and friends.
Published: New York, NY :, G.P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA),, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015.
ISBN: 9780399170706
Branch Call Number: E BRE
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages :,color illustrations ;,29 cm


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megannorthcote Mar 15, 2016

This Russian folktale is a lot of fun to act out with a big group of kids. For each badger, call up a kid who pretends to pull out a fake turnip. This book is a lot like Big Pumpkin by Erica Silverman if you're looking for a similar story to read around Halloween.

Dec 01, 2015

Beautiful illustrations, fun interpretation on a Russian folktale that children will love!


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