About the BookWhen an old man and woman decide to harvest their garden, a gigantic turnip won't budge. This hilarious tale features simple text perfect for reading aloud. Quirky, full-color illustrations provide plenty of counting practice, too.
Book SynopsisThis hilarious retelling of the huge turnip grown in a cottage garden will be enjoyed by small children. The old man and his wife tug and heave at the giant turnip, to be joined by various animals and birds, until it finally comes up.
About the AuthorAleksei Tolstoy (1883-1945) was born and raised in Russia. During his four-decade literary career, he witnessed milestone historic events, both in his home country of Russia and abroad. He was a master storyteller, and wrote several children's tales as well as poems, plays and stories for adults.