The Boy Who Ate Around

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Hyperion Paperbacks for Children, Sep 1, 1996 - Food habits - 40 pages
After Mo refuses to eat his supper of cheese souffle and string beans, he turns into a ferocious monster and eats his parents. He then proceeds to eat everything--everything but the cheese souffle and string beans. Mo transforms himself into increasingly monstrous monsters as he eats his way through his home and neighborhood, the country, the world, until he is left hanging from the moon.*******Full color.

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A young boy named Mo's profound reaction to a dinner of cheese soufflă and string beans: He turns into a ferocious monster and scarfs down his parents. Mo then proceeds to eat everything—everything ... Read full review

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This is a fun story that has awesome pictures and teaches the students about a variety of places. It also encourages them to use their imagination and gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, "eat around it!" Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Henrik Drescher is an illustrator and author of over 27 children's books, including "Pat the Beastie" and "Simon's Book". His work regularly appears in the "New York Times Book Review" and other national and international publications. He lives in Auckland, New Zealand.

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