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Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table

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ISBN-10: 0983661537

ISBN-13: 9780983661535

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jacqueline Briggs Martin, Shabazz Larkin, Will Allen

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Will Allen is no ordinary farmer. A former basketball star, he's as tall as his truck, and he can hold a cabbage - or a basketball - in one hand. But what is most special about Farmer Will is that he can see what others can't see. When he looked at an abandoned city lot he saw a huge table, big enough to feed the whole world.No space, no problem. Poor soil, there's a solution. Need help, found it. Farmer Will is a genius in solving problems. In 2008, the MacArthur Foundation named him one.Jacqueline Briggs Martin, author of the Caldecott winner, 'Snowflake Bentley', tells the inspiring story of an innovator, educator, and community builder. Combined with artist Eric Larkin's striking…    
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Book details

List price: $30.50
Publisher: READERS to EATERS
Publication date: 9/20/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 8.13" wide x 10.88" long x 0.08" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Jacqueline Briggs Martin is the author of Snowflake Bentley, winner of the 1999 Caldecott Medal, and The Lamp, the Ice, and the Boat Called Fish, an ALA Notable Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book, Riverbank Review Finalist, Notable Social Studies Trade book and winner of The Golden Kite Award for Illustration. She grew up on a farm in Maine much like the one in this story. She lives in Mt. Vernon, Iowa.

Shabazz Larkin made his illustrator debut with FARMER WILL ALLEN AND THE GROWING TABLE and his author/illustrator debut with A MOOSE BOOSH: A FEW CHOICE WORDS ABOUT FOOD, both ALA Notable Children's Books. He lives in Nashville. More about him at