The Mighty Asparagus

By Radunsky, Vladimir

Publishers Summary:
A large asparagus appears suddenly in the king's backyard, and he enlists the help of several people and animals, including a songbird, in order to get rid of it.

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ISBN
978-0-15216-743-1
Publisher
Orlando : Harcourt, 2004.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on July 1, 2004

Gr 1-6 For those who love Radunsky's flamboyantly ribald sense of humor, are comfortable with chaos, and accepting of Italian Renaissance art delivered out of context and edited mischievously, this variant of the classic tale "The Turnip" is great fun. It is set in Italy in 1602, the year an enormous stalk of asparagus grew in the king's yard. A combined effort by the monarch, the queen, a rhinoceros, the bravest knight, the princess, and Tiny Little ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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