The Life and Times of the Peanut
What are peanuts - are they peas or are they nuts? Do they grow above or below ground? Who invented peanut butter? The author, Charles Micucci, explores one of America's most favorite and enigmatic snack foods. This fascinating picture book, with its concise, detailed text and abundant illustrations, ranging from the humorous to the scientific, offers a spirited introduction to the life cycle, many uses, and historical influences of the peanut. In this rich salute to the peanut.he explores one of America's most favorite and enigmatic snack foods!