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Saturday 10 August 2013

Book List: Eating Your Dinner

Getting young children to eat their dinner can often prove difficult. However there’s a bookshelf-full of literary encouragement for fussy eaters - stories which make eating dinner fun while explaining the importance of eating good food.

Eat Your Dinner! (Bartholomew Bear) by Virginia Miller, Walker Books, $16.99, 9781406311860.

I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato (Charlie and Lola) by Lauren Child, Orchard Books, $14.99, 9781841216027.

Eat Your Peas by Kes Gray, illustrated by Nick Sharratt, Red Fox, $14.99, 9781862308046.

Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French, illustrated by Alison Bartlett, Hodder Children’s Books, $16.99, 9780340634790.

How Do Dinosaurs Eat Their Food? by Jane Yolen, illustrated by Mark Teague, Harper Collins, $15.99, 9780007216093.

Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert, Harcourt Brace International, $18.99, 9780152244361.

Little Pea by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, illustrated by Jen Corace, Chronicle Books, $22.99, 9780811846585. See our review.

All Monkeys Love Bananas by Sean E. Avery, Freemantle Press, $14.99, 9781922089311. See our review.