Olaf Hajek's Fantastic Fruits-9783791375069

Olaf Hajek's Fantastic Fruits

Hajek, Olaf

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As in his previous books, Flower Power and Veggie Power, Hajek's whimsical, imaginative paintings-inspired by a variety of artistic traditions-situate each fruit in a fascinating cultural context. Each "portrait" features delightful pictorial clues about how the fruits are grown and consumed. Opposite the illustrations, Annette Roeder's engaging texts offer illuminating and often surprising facts from throughout history and contemporary life. As mouthwatering as a summer peach, and as surprising as a pomegranate's seeds, this book serves up page after page of delicious, nutritious, but most of all fun portions of fruity knowledge from all over the world.