Our Dog Benji by Pete CarterOur Dog Benji by Pete Carter

Our Dog Benji

byPete CarterIllustratorJames Henderson

Hardcover | March 7, 2017

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We all know that dogs will eat anything. We also know that kids' tastes generally aren't so wide-ranging. While ice cream and pizza might be devoured in the blink of an eye, the dreaded 'green stuff' (vegetables to the adults) is often pushed to one side of the plate. Author Pete Carter understands this phenomenon well, as he shows in the adventures of Benji. In delightful duotone illustrations and engaging text, we see how Benji's willingness to eat anything - from daffodils to brussels sprouts, ice cream to avocados, sandwiches to bones - gradually inspires his child owner to be a little more adventurous at mealtimes. Although dogs and kids do have standards and it seems there's one thing neither of them will touch! The perfect book to encourage fussy eaters to try a few more vegetables! Illustrator James Henderson is Pete Carter's nephew, making this picture book a family affair.

Pete Carteris a writer and photographer, and the author of two previous books of poetry. He lives with his wife and two dogs in Wellington, New Zealand. One of his dogs is the muse for 'Our Dog Benji'; the other hopes to star in Pete's next book.James Hendersonwas never far from a pencil or pen as a child, and at school was infamous fo...
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Title:Our Dog BenjiFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.75 × 6.62 × 0.38 inPublished:March 7, 2017Publisher:Exisle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:192533533X

ISBN - 13:9781925335330

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“This is a lovely book to share with any child who might need a bit of encouragement when it comes to eating a wider variety of food … I love the way it shows the sheer fun of being a bit adventurous with your food."
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