This is book number 1 in the Sweet Pea Tales series.
Meet Sweet Pea, a little bunny who lives in a tidy hole by the stream on the south side of the meadow. It is dinnertime. She fixes spaghetti but cannot find the tomato sauce. Her solution? Plant tomatoes and MAKE spaghetti sauce. But uh oh... it isn't as simple as she thinks. First there are NO tomatoes, then there are TOO MANY TOMATOES She and her buddy String Bean will have to find a way to get rid of them. Sweet Pea's Tale of TOO MANY TOMATOES is the first in a series of Sweet Pea Tales. The author's illustrations not only enhance the story, they also tell a few tales of their own. There are naughty mice and helpful mice, red birds and blue birds, and one young bunny who seems to get himself in some precarious situations. But Sweet Pea does not seem to notice. She is much too busy trying to get rid of TOO MANY TOMATOES
This 48 page picture book has 36 pages of full page ink and watercolor illustrations by author/illustrator Marcia Leiter which delight readers of all ages from 1 to 101. The simple story and engaging characters hold the attention of the very young, while older readers are fascinated by the detailed illustrations. Adults will not get tired of reading it over and over to children because each time they can discover some new character or hidden visual joke. At the end of the book are 7 pages of activities that compliment the story, including Seek & Find, Recipes, and an Interactive Guide titled "Curious Questions" to get young imaginations working.
Situated on the main street of the historic Delaware Riverfront town of New Hope, Pennsylvania, Farley’s Bookshop and its knowledgeable, experienced staff have endeavored to satisfy the literary tastes of the area inhabitants for over fifty years. Whether you are Bucks County born-and-bred or just stopping by to enjoy the crisp river air and delightful scenery, you will be pleasantly surprised to find the largest and most diverse collection of books-in-print in Bucks County. Farley’s may have competition, but it has few peers. We encourage you to browse our website, but please remember that getting acquainted with our online persona is no substitute for exploring the narrow passageways and teeming shelves of our storefront and discovering that perfect book nestled amongst so many others.
New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools.
In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:
New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.