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.

James Hendersonwas never far from a pencil or pen as a child, and at school was infamous for his caricatures of teachers. After studying illustration and design at Massey University, James now works as a freelance illustrator for corporate clients. For the last two years James has operated as a freelance illustrator for corporates incl...
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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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“Adults concerned about fussy eaters especially, will smile at Carter’s tale and hope that perhaps like the small boy protagonist, their charges will try some new foods, perhaps even ‘green stuff.’”
" - Red Reading Hub