An old man tugs on a giant turnip, but cannot move it at all. With help from the old lady, the boy and girl, and a whole host of other characters, will he able to pull it out of the ground?
The structure of this wordless text shows how a story is built up through a series of events.
• Lilac/Band 0 – wordless book that tells a story through pictures and is designed to develop understanding about how stories work.
• Text type – Fiction, a wordless traditional story.
• A storyboard on pages 14 and 15 shows the sequence of events in six numbered stages.
• This book has been leveled for Reading Recovery.