Avocado Baby

Front Cover
Red Fox, 1994 - Avocado - 32 pages
3 Reviews
The Hargraves, a kind but scrawny family, want their new baby to grow up big and strong. But the tiny tyke will hardly eat a thing. One day, Mrs. Hargraves finds an avocado in the fruit bowl, and the infant gobbles it up. But then, the strangest things begin to happen as the baby develops superhuman strength. Just the book for picky eaters.

What people are saying - Write a review

Sweet little book

User Review  - Anonymous - Tesco

I bought this book for my children who are 2 and 3. It is a very sweet little book though I was slightly disappointed at how small the book itself is. That said, it is a very nice little story. Read full review

A classic in a pocket size.

User Review  - fudgeit - Tesco

The avacado baby is a classic book and if read with enthusiasm can make your child laugh and giggle along with you. The mini treasures collection is brilliant if your travelling and need to carry a ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (1994)

John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka, was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 45 years.

Bibliographic information