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Oliver: Oliver's Vegetables

Vivian French, Alison Bartlett

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Oliver, For National Curriculum Early Years, Interest age: from c 3 years, Fiction, Picture books, General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: body & health (Children'

A bestselling picture book from award-winning author, Vivian French, with vibrant illustrations from Alison Bartlett.

Do you like chips Oliver does, in fact, he won't eat anything else - until he plays a game with his grandpa.
Whatever vegetable Oliver finds in the garden, he must eat. On Monday, he pulls up carrots, on Tuesday, it is spinach . . .

This is an excellent book for parents with slightly fussy children and it introduces the days of the week.

Other titles in this series:
Oliver's Fruit Salad
Oliver's Milkshake

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Praise for Oliver: Oliver's Vegetables

  • 'This is a great book to link with maths as it rehearses the days of the week and the illustrations offer many opportunities for counting and working out how many vegetables.' - Nikki Sheene, year 1 teacher - Child Education

  • The ultimate veggie story! - Child Care

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Vivian French

Vivian is a writer of both books and plays; she has written more than 250 children's books, including the very successful Tiara Club series, and is consistently one of the top 30 most borrowed authors from UK libraries. She has had plays performed both in London and throughout Scotland; her audiences include young adults as well as children. She has won many awards for her books, and is regularly invited to festivals including Cheltenham and the Edinburgh International Book Festival. (2012 Guest selector for the children's programme.) Vivian teaches part time at Edinburgh College of Art, and is one of the two founding members of the PictureHooks programme supporting Scottish illustrators. She is married with four grown up daughters and three grandchildren, and lives in Edinburgh. She'd like a cat, but lives up 66 steps and has no garden ... maybe one day. Her favourite book is an empty notebook.

Since 1990, Vivian French has published more than 100 books for children of all ages. She has been a reviewer and has worked in the theatre - she is also well-known as a playwright. Among her most popular books are the Tiara Club titles for Hachette. Married with four grown-up daughters, she now lives in Edinburgh.

Visit her website at www.vivianfrench.com.