The Seven Silly Eaters

Paperback | August 1, 2000

byMary Ann HobermanIllustratorMarla Frazee

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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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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. This funny picture book by Mary Ann Hoberman, illustrated by Marla Frazee, features a family of picky eaters. The Seven Silly Eaters features a harried mother sick of fulf...

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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 co...

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 ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 7.07 × 8.45 × 0.15 inPublished:August 1, 2000Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152024409

ISBN - 13:9780152024406

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Hand picked by our Panel of Experts the IndigoKids Recommends program offers book suggestions designed to help you find the perfect book easily and confidently. This funny picture book by Mary Ann Hoberman, illustrated by Marla Frazee, features a family of picky eaters. The Seven Silly Eaters features a harried mother sick of fulfilling special requests for food from her family. Finally, on her birthday, her family surprises her with a special treat. This riotous tale, which is recommended for children aged five to eight, received excellent reviews from Newsweek and The New York Times Book Review.