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What are peanuts - are they peas or are they nuts? Do they grow above or below ground? Who invented peanut butter? In the same spirit as his award-winning Life and Times of the Honeybee, Charles Micucci explores one of America's most favorite and enigmatic snack foods. This fascinating picture book, with its concise, detailed text and abundant illustrations, ranging from tWhat are peanuts - are they peas or are they nuts? Do they grow above or below ground? Who invented peanut butter? In the same spirit as his award-winning Life and Times of the Honeybee, Charles Micucci explores one of America's most favorite and enigmatic snack foods. This fascinating picture book, with its concise, detailed text and abundant illustrations, ranging from the humorous to the scientific, offers a spirited introduction to the life cycle, many uses, and historical influences of the peanut. Micucci's rare gift for making any subject engaging and accessible is again revealed in this truly witty, rich salute to the peanut....

Title : The Life and Times of the Peanut
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ISBN : 9780618033140
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 32 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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The Life and Times of the Peanut Reviews

  • Ashley Correll
    2019-01-10 05:40

    The peanut was grown by South American Indians thousands of years ago. This book explains this lovely legume has become a staple all over the world. Facts about how peanuts are grown, three thousand years of peanuts, and George Washington Carver are detailed. Continents where peanuts are an important food crop are North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Various cultures, past adn present, from these continents are addressed.

  • Egita Gabaliņa
    2018-12-19 04:40

    This is a simple story that is full of colorful photographs which shows the life of a peanut. You can learn the life cycle of the peanut, the places were they grow and how you can use them. Simple but still really interesting story about the peanuts. This is a great book to use when you teach life cycle. This book is for Elementary level.

  • Nicole Jacob
    2019-01-07 04:46

    This is such a cute book with great pictures. It is split into different chapters when it talks about new information. This book would be great to read in a science class. It will really capture the attention of your students and thy will get to learn more about the peanut. I would really recommend this book.

  • Stephanie Watson
    2019-01-15 10:22

    This book is a very informative book for children to read. I would recommend it for maybe 2-3 grade and above. It talks about the life and process of a peanut.

  • Shannon
    2018-12-18 03:33

    I read this for the In2Books program. I learned a lot about peanuts. I think it's a great book for kids.