The Seven Silly Eaters

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Peter wants only milk, Lucy won't settle for anything but homemade lemonade, and Jack is stuck on applesauce. Each new addition to the Peters household brings a new demand for a special meal.
What's a mother to do? Even though Mrs. Peters picks, peels, strains, scrapes, poaches, fries, and kneads, the requests for special foods keep coming. It isn't until her birthday arrives that a present from her children solves the problem with a hilarious surprise that pleases everyone.

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User Review  - vharsh1 - LibraryThing

I enjoyed “The Seven Silly Eaters”. The first reason I enjoyed this book was the language used within the book. The author’s style of writing with rhyme and rhythm held my focus the entire time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Micaela.Craig - LibraryThing

This book repeated some of the rhymes in the beginning, but overall was a really good book about taking care of one another and giving back. It starts with a mother tending to the needs of her very ... Read full review

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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 Fraser. She and her husband live in Greenwich, CT. MARLA FRAZEE has illustrated many acclaimed picture books, some of which she also wrote. Her picture book A Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever was named a Caldecott Honor Book. She is also the author and illustrator of Walk On! A Guide for Babies of All Ages; Santa Claus, the World's Number One Toy Expert; Roller Coaster; and Hush, Little Baby. She is the illustrator of Everywhere Babies by Susan Meyers, The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman, Harriet, You'll Drive Me Wild by Mem Fox, and more. Marla Frazee lives in Pasadena, California. Visit her website at .

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