Tales for very picky eaters

by Schneider, Josh, 1980-

Format: Book on CD 2012
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Juvenile Audio E SCHNEIDER
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Collection  Juvenile Audio
Call Number  E SCHNEIDER
A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "In stories spotlighting disgusting broccoli, smelly lasagna, repulsive milk, lumpy oatmeal, and slimy eggs, this hilarious chapter book details mealtime standoffs between a young boy, James, and his dad. The mixed-media cartoon illustrations extend the humor and drama in scenes of James, who is furious as Dad offers wry alternatives to the food James refuses: We have this very sweaty sock, soaked in sweat sweated by the world's fastest and tastiest runner. As the stories progress, Dad's fantasies get wilder: a troll, who lives in the basement and wears a Kiss the Cook apron, has whipped up the mushroom lasagna; the carton of eggs in the refrigerator are actually dinosaur eggs. In the climax, Dad's stories finally convince James to eat, and in the closing scene, he smiles at his empty plate. Eager and picky eaters alike will enjoy the wordplay and outrageous situations, which create humor from a familiar source of family tension.--Rochman, Haze. Copyright 2010 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Food habits -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile sound recordings.
Food habits -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Humorous stories.
Children's audiobooks.
Publisher Prince Frederick, MD :Recorded Books,2012
Edition Unabridged.
Contributors Fernandez, Peter Jay, narrator.
Recorded Books, LLC, pyblisher.
Participants/Performers Narrated by Peter Jay Fernandez.
Audience 6 years and up.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
Compact disc.
In container (23 cm.).
"With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container.
"The same text is on both tracks. Track 2 has page-turn signals."--Container.
Awards Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, 2012
Description 1 audio disc (15 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (47 pages : color illustrations : 24 cm)
ISBN 9781470319502 (kit)
1470319500 (kit)
9780547149561 (hc.)
0547149565 (hc.)
9781470303501 (disc)
1470303507 (disc)
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