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Landlubbers and Seafarers Alike Sure to Enjoy 'Potatoes for Pirate Pearl,' New from Feeding Minds Press

AFBF Staff

Children of all ages will enjoy adventuring with Pirate Pearl to learn how potatoes are grown!

Young readers can embark on a swashbuckling adventure to learn where potatoes come from in “Potatoes for Pirate Pearl,” the newest title from Feeding Minds Press, the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture’s publishing venture.

Readers join Pirate Pearl and her parrot, Petunia, as they set out to find the perfect provision for their next sea voyage. Their search leads them to Farmer Fay who teaches them how potatoes are planted, grown and harvested.

This entertaining and colorfully illustrated tale will not only help children and their families gain an understanding of farming, but also reminds everyone of the importance of friendship and asking for help. Written by Jennifer Concepcion and illustrated by Chloe Burgett, “Potatoes for Pirate Pearl” includes potato facts, recipes and a guide for growing your own potatoes.

“‘Potatoes for Pirate Pearl’ is a great addition to our collection of fun and engaging books that instill a love of agriculture,” Foundation for Agriculture Executive Director Daniel Meloy said. “We’re thrilled to continue to inspire kids to learn about where their food comes from.”

“Potatoes for Pirate Pearl” joins the growing collection of titles from Feeding Minds Press, including “Farm Boots,” published earlier this year, and “I LOVE Strawberries,” a winner of 7 awards, including the Good Housekeeping 2022 Best Kids’ Book Award.

Feeding Minds Press also offers several free printable books that focus on careers in agriculture. All books are available for purchase directly from Feeding Minds Press, as well as on Amazon.

About Feeding Minds Press:

Feeding Minds Press is a project of the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture. The mission of the Foundation is to build awareness and understanding of agriculture through education. The goal of Feeding Minds Press is to publish accurate and engaging books about agriculture that connect readers to where their food comes from and to who grows it.

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