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Giant Turnip

All dual language editions of this book are TalkingPEN enabled, see FreeLINK for available audio.

When Miss Honeywood's class set about planting a vegetable garden, they have no idea what's in store for them. Soon they have grown a turnip taller than a giraffe and wider than an elephant! But what can you do with a giant turnip?

Vividly illustrated and humorously narrated, this modern retelling of a much-loved Russian fairy tale is a story about little people working together to solve big problems. 'The Giant Turnip' can be used to talk through the value of teamwork and helping others with young children. Henriette Barkow's lively adaptation also introduces early readers to essential areas of vocabulary including food, plants, seasons and the natural world.

Mantra Lingua's 'Folktales, Myths and Legends' collection of dual language books breathes new life into a selection of well-loved tales from around the world. Lively illustrations, delightful rhymes and ingenious twists mean that children and adults alike will love rediscovering these modern adaptations of classic stories. The titles in this collection have been specifically chosen to provide scope for exploring moral themes and Citizenship topics relevant to Key Stages 1 and 2. For more advanced readers, this collection also serves as an excellent introduction to the story telling tradition.