Oliver's Vegetables by Vivian French

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Refusing to eat any vegetables that are not french fries, Oliver visits his grandfather and is amazed at the wide variety of vegetables that grow in his garden, and vegetable eating soon becomes a game.
 

About Vivian French

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Vivian French began her writing career after many years of acting and storytelling. Writing across genres and age groups, she has published dozens of highly acclaimed books for children, including the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series. Vivian French lives in Scotland. Vivian French lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, and has written dozens of books, including GROWING FROGS, also illustrated by Alison Bartlett. "I've always loved dinosaurs," she says, "and the fact that we know so little about them fascinates me. In my lifetime the experts have changed their minds many times over. Maybe T. rex will turn out to be a dragon!" Alison Bartlett lives in Bath, England, with her son, Joel. Together they search for dinosaur fossils but have yet to find one.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Orhcard. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Oliver likes french fries, pretty much to the exclusion of all other food.

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Oliver likes french fries, pretty much to the exclusion of all other food.

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Even french-fry-aholics can enjoy fresh vegetables, according to this optimistic tale of a boy and his adventures in produce. When Oliver spends a week at his grandfather's house, he makes a deal: ``I

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If you find something else, you eat that and no complaints.'' Oliver digs in Grandpa's garden and finds carrots, rhubarb, and cabbage, but no potatoes.

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