A Fruit and Vegetable Man by Roni Schotter

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One day, Ruby Rubenstein, the owner of a fruit-and-vegetable store on Delano Street, is too sick to come into work, and it is up to his capable assistant, Sun Ho, to take his place.

About Roni Schotter

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Roni Schotter is the award-winning author of many picture books for children, including "Nothing Ever Happens On 90th Street"; " The Boy Who Loved Words"; "Mama, I'll Give You the World"; and "In the Piney Woods". She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her family. Jeanette Winter has written and/or illustrated over a dozen children's books, including "Calavera Abecedario" and "The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq," as well as biographies of Diego Rivera, Johann Sebastian Bach and Georgia O'Keeffe among others. Winter is celebrated for her distinctive painting style, picture design, and usage of brilliant colors. She has received the American Illustrators Guild Award twice.
Published September 1, 1993 by Little Brown & Co (Juv). 1 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books.

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When Ruby falls ill, Sun Ho's family pitches in with the shop and does such a fine job that it helps the old man, once he's well, to agree that ``It's time.'' Winter's jewel-bright cityscapes are composed with an affectionate care equaling Ruby's with an array of top-quality vegetables.

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