Avocado: The Aztecs used these rich, creamy fruits as a symbol of love. Bean: There are around 40,000 different types of these edible seeds. Carrot: Carrots contain beta-carotene, a chemical that can improve your eyesight. Durian: This strong-smelling fruit is highly prized throughout South East Asia. Elderberry: These tart berries grow in clusters and are harvested in the autumn. Carolyn Suzuki's bright, stylist artwork makes A is for Avocado the perfect introduction to plant-based foods for all ages.