Ages 3-7. The rhymes are simple and easy: "Pull up some carrots. / Shake off the dirt. / Pack the tomatoes. / Tuck in your shirt." It's time for the farmers' market; the truck is loaded with produce. We drive past birds and fishes, sheep and snakes, and see an oxcart ferrying a very large watermelon and a corn-bearing basket on an origami-inspired motorbike. At the market, people buy and sell, work and play, until they return home, newly laden with good things to eat. All of the brilliantly colored and arranged images are created from pieces of folk art from Africa, China, and South America, which are identified in a pictorial key at the back. Ehlert has put her many talents to use here, creating coherent and eye-filling tableaux from a wide variety of articles and materials. Don't miss the Mexican tin sun shining on the top-heavy produce truck near gamboling Colombian textile sheep, or the fabulous African blue-beaded ox with a mouth full of Mexican papier-machecarrots.