Rainbow Stew

Written and illustrated by Cathryn Falwell

Hardcover: out of stock

Paperback: $11.95


Splish, splash, puddle dash!

It’s a rainy summer day, but the vegetables in Grandpa’s garden are just waiting to be picked. Yellow peppers, purple cabbage, red tomatoes, green zucchini, orange carrots, and more. So many colors! So many delicious ingredients to slice, chop, peel, and dice for a great big pot of mouthwatering Rainbow Stew.


Discover crafts, recipes, and art ideas at the Rainbow Stew book website.

Learn to teach close reading using a recipe.

Check out Rainbow Stew in the Building Classroom Community in Kindergarten unit and collection

Pair Rainbow Stew with a virtual field trip to learn about harvesting and craft project to make Rainbow Stew-inspired felt food by Amanda Boyarshinov from The Educators' Spin On It.

About the Creators

Thumb_cathryn_falwell_2019 Cathryn Falwell - Author, Illustrator

CATHRYN FALWELL is the author and illustrator of twenty-five picture books. In her stories, she loves to encourage children to explore nature and foster their imaginative play as a way to develop empathy and nurture their social-emotional learning. Falwell lives alongside a small pond in Maine and has a special place—her very own treehouse—that she happily shares with her grandchildren. You can find her online at

Photo: Suzie Mirkin