[Missouri-l] Fw: NBP-Announce: Kids: "Seven Silly Eaters" in print/braille
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Tue May 12 11:17:00 CDT 2009
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From: "Tony Grima" <agrima at nbp.org>
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Subject: NBP-Announce: Kids: "Seven Silly Eaters" in print/braille
> May 2009 Book Club Selection
> The Seven Silly Eaters
> By Mary Ann Hoberman
> Print/braille edition, $7.00
> Ages 4-8
> A pitch-perfect book about a family of fussy eaters and the beleaguered
> mom who tries to please - with an ending that is both hilarious and
> When Peter was just one year old
> He did not like his milk served cold
> He did not like his milk served hot
> He liked it warm...
> And he would not
> Drink it if he was not sure
> It was the proper temperature.
> "We have bookshelves full of great children's books and THIS book is one
> of our top 5 picks EVER! My 4-1/2 year old loves the characters and
> following each one through from page to page as they grow, keeping track
> of their silly antics. My 2 year old son likes the sound of the words...
> I love this book for the descriptive and fun-to-read verse, and also for
> the way it makes the hecticness of having small children in the house
> seem so normal! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!"
> -Amazon customer review
> "This highly comic rhyming romp that surprisingly (and nicely) twists
> into a birthday story tweaks fussy eaters with style and panache."
> - School Library Journal
> "Hoberman's riotous tale is spun like a Seussian fable and told, as the
> Doctor would have told it, in an up-tempo, whimsical rhyme. The
> preposterous premise sets the comedy in motion, and your suspension of
> disbelief goes into action..."
> - The New York Times Book Review
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