Sunday, November 2, 2008
THE CABBAGE SOUP SOLUTION
For a charming story on friendships, read "The Cabbage Soup Solution," which was written and illustrated by Erika Oller. Her beautifully done watercolors, which won the Blue Ribbon Picture Book Awards, compliments this homespun tale. It is a story about Elsie and her simple life. Elsie loves living on her farm with her two cats. Elsie loves vegetables, especially cabbages. Elsie finds out that someone else also loves her cabbages. But, who? She must find out. With the help from her beloved cats, Fluff and Gordo, find out exactly who loves her cabbages. She invites them in for cabbage soup and with that makes some new friends. She plants more cabbages and makes more soup which brings more friends and happiness to Elsie. A delightful and endearing story for all ages.
To find out more information on other books by Erika Oller, please visit http://www.erikaoller.net/