Reading/Interest Level: Primary
Author: Martha E.H. Rustad
Illustrator: Amanda Enright
Fall Harvest Fun is a colorful look at the steps in the essential process of harvesting fruits and vegetables. The planting process is described in simple terms beginning with planting in the spring and leading up to harvesting the plants in the fall. Brightly colored illustrations provide a visual of each step of the harvest. Different types of harvest festivals are also celebrated in this book, providing an insightful look into the variations of celebrations throughout the world.
This book is divided into four simple chapters with each chapter focusing on a different step in the harvest process. There are also discussion questions included that stimulate conversation and further education about growing food. This interesting read is simple enough for reading alone, but also would be an asset to the classroom. The section on different types of harvest festivals stands out as information that may be new to the reader, providing a window into different parts of the world. This book is full of knowledge without being overwhelming to young readers.