Showdown At The Food Pyramid by Rex BarronShowdown At The Food Pyramid by Rex Barron

Showdown At The Food Pyramid

byRex BarronIllustratorRex Barron

Hardcover | June 17, 2004

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There's trouble afoot at the Food Pyramid: Strange new junk food like "candy bar" and "hot dog" are kicking off all the healthy food to have their own party. Even poor Granny Smith apple gets the boot! As the fruits and vegetables try to regroup, the junk keeps the party going. But no pyramid can support all that junk for long-when it comes time to rebuild, will the healthy foods be able to find the right balance?

With different diets receiving so much attention in recent years, nutrition can be a confusing topic for young readers, so Rex Barron uses a simple story and animated edibles to present an easy introduction to the basic concepts of healthy eating as recommended by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Rex Barron has been bringing food to life ever since his first book, the classic Eggbert the Slightly Cracked Egg by Tom Ross. With nutrition being such an important topic for today’s young readers, it seemed natural for Rex to illustrate the food pyramid and show how important balance is for healthy eating. A former film animator in L...
Title:Showdown At The Food PyramidFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 10.3 × 8.4 × 0.38 inPublished:June 17, 2004Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399237151

ISBN - 13:9780399237157

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12