The Seven Silly Eaters

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Harcourt Brace, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
129 Reviews
Peter wants only milk, Lucy won’t settle for anything but homemade lemonade, and Jack is stuck on applesauce. Each new addition to the household brings a new demand for a special meal. What’s a mother to do? “[A] highly comic rhyming romp that surprisingly (and nicely) twists into a birthday story.”--School Library Journal

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I love these illustrations and I love the writing. - Goodreads
LOVED the pictures:) - Goodreads
Wonderful rhymes and great illustrations! - Goodreads
Heartwarming ending ...they do love us :) - Goodreads
Love this story; great illustrations. - Goodreads
This book has great illustrations for children. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Cathy - Goodreads

This book is THE BEST! Read it with all my kids for many years--we even made a recipe for Mrs. Peter's birthday cake and did a library story hour in our town about this book. The prose and poetry ... Read full review

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One of my very favorite children's books EVER! Love everything about it!! Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Mary Ann Hoberman has published more than twenty books for children, including the American Book Award winner A House is a House for Me , illustrated by Betty nbsp;Fraser. She and her husband live in Greenwich, CT.

Marla Frazee was born in Los Angeles, California on January 16, 1958. She received a bachelor of fine arts at Art Center College of Design in 1981. After graduating from college, she worked for various companies in advertising, educational publishing, toys, games, and magazines. In 1990, she illustrated her first book, World Famous Muriel and the Magic Mystery, written by Sue Alexander. She has also illustrated The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman, Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers, Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild! by Mem Fox, the Clementine chapter book series by Sara Pennypacker, and Stars by Mary Lyn Ray. In 2003, she wrote and illustrated Roller Coaster. Her other works include The Boss Baby, Walk On!, and Santa Claus the World's Number One Toy Expert. She received a 2009 Caldecott Honor for A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever and a 2010 Caldecott Honor for All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon.

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