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The Enormous Turnip

The Enormous Turnip (Retold by Irene Yates)

This book is part of Ladybirds First Favourite Tales series - these retellings are perfect for introducing young children to classic stories and fairy tales,...


Activities to try at home


  • Go to the shops to buy a turnip and discuss how much it costs. Together cook the turnip and discuss the taste and texture.
  • Make your own junk model turnip. 
  • Plant some turnip seeds, care for them and watch them grow.
  • Search your home for things you pull and things you push. 
  • Paint the different characters in the story.