Why are carrots good for you? When is it time to pick carrots? "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" Yes! This healthy series from QED teaches young readers the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables, and advises how to grow your own. Dig out your gardening tools and start growing those vegetables. This series can tell you all about the goodness found in fresh fruit and vegetables. Lettuce, carrots, tomatoes and apples are all described from their time as seedlings to blossoming into the fruits and vegetables we love to eat. These books will help young readers learn about healthy eating while encouraging reading skills. The straightforward sentence structure allows a wide range of reading abilities to join in the fun.