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Picture Books for Picky Eaters

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Have we got a picky eater in the house?

When dealing with fussy eaters, we've learned that it can be helpful to create meal plans, offer a variety of food and sometimes cut back on caloric drinks. But we always like adding some fun to the mix, so it's no surprise we tackle picky eaters with books too!

With this list of top-rated picture books for children aged 2-5, breakfast, lunch and dinner could NOT be easier!

We've covered all kinds of picture books, from the very clear books about appreciating all foods including broccoli and peas, like Charlie and Lola: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, all the way to the more whimsical and fun ones, like Mr Wolf's Pancakes and The Tiger who Came to Tea. And what foodie book list would this be without the Supertato series?

If you are on the hunt for more picture books, why don't you take a look at these other blog posts:

Picture Books to help kids calm down and get ready for bed

Wordless Picture Books

25 Picture Books for a Christmas book advent calendar



Toppsta
2022-12-08
Picture Books for Picky Eaters
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Mr Wolf's Pancakes

A brilliantly funny take on well-loved fairy tales such as The 3 Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood from Jan Fearnley.

Join Mr Wolf in the kitchen as he gets into trouble while making pancakes! Mr Wolf fancies some tasty pancakes but he doesn't know how to make them. Asking his neighbours is no use - they're a mean and horrible lot who refuse to help. Poor Mr Wolf. He has to work it out, all by himself. So what happens when those nasty neighbours want to help Mr Wolf eat his delicious pancakes . . .?

Jan Fearnley's Mr Wolf stories are perennially popular with children who love to share read-aloud stories. Mr Wolf's Pancakes is packed with enough fun and humour to have young readers howling with laughter. The perfect pancake day picture book for kids aged 3 and up.

Look out for:

Mr Wolf and the Three Bears

Mr Wolf and the Enormous Turnip

Praise for Mr Wolf's Pancakes:

"Mr Wolf leads the pack . . . one of the best picture books and destined to last and last." Times Education Supplement

Jan Fearnley is a star of the picture book world with nearly three quarters of a million books sold and numerous awards to her name. She is the author of the Mr Wolf stories (Mr Wolf's Pancakes, Mr Wolf and the Turnip, Mr Wolf and the Three Bears) as well as Little Robin Red Vest, Arthur and the Meanies and The Baby Dragon-Tamer. Jan lives in South London with her husband Paul and her two cats, Rosie and Kyra.

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Charlie and Lola: I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato: Board Book

Lola will not eat peas. In fact, she won't eat carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, eggs, sausages, cauliflower, cabbage or baked beans. And she will absolutely not ever NEVER eat a tomato. But when Charlie explains that peas are actually green drops from Greenland, and carrots are really orange twiglets from Jupiter, even Lola is tempted to clear her plate . . .An innovative and fun-filled look at the problem of fussy eating, this classic, Kate Greenaway Medal-Winning picture book is guaranteed to make dinner time fun.

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar is a perennial favourite with children and adults alike. Its imaginative illustration and clever cut-out detail charts the progress of a very hungry caterpillar as he eats his way through the week.

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Don't miss out on other Very Hungry Caterpillar and Eric Carle books:


The Very Hungry Caterpillar's First 100 Words: a lift-the-flap book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Hide and Seek: a finger trail lift-the-flap book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Magnet Book: with 8 chunky magnets

Sleep Tight, Very Hungry Caterpillar: a lift-the-flap book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Birthday Party: with a special fold-out surprise

Where Is The Very Hungry Caterpillar: a lift-the-flap book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Touch and Feel Playbook

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Little Learning Library

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Big Board Book

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book and Toy

The Very Busy Spider

The Bad-Tempered Ladybird

From Head to Toe

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The Day The Banana Went Bad

A picture book about loving yourself - especially the differences. When Banana is thrown into the 'reject' bin with the other mis-shapen fruit and veg, he decides that enough is enough - after all, he may be a little bit bruised but that doesn't mean he's any less brilliant! So be proud of your bumps! And celebrate what makes you different! Because going bad can sometimes be very, very good. A fantastically funny book about loving what makes you YOU! A celebration of friendship and acceptance - all wrapped up in a laugh-out-loud story Eye-catchingly fun illustrations

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Daisy: Eat Your Peas

Here comes trouble!
A super-dooper Daisy picture book - from Kes Gray, author of the bestselling Oi Frog and Friends , and Nick Sharratt, award-winning illustrator of You Choose and Pants !

Daisy does NOT like peas. And there is NOTHING that will get her to eat them.

Mum says she can have an extra pudding, a chocolate factory or a space rocket with DOUBLE RETRO LASER BLAMMERS - but it just won't work! Can quick-thinking Daisy save her tea time and come up with a cunning plan to turn the tables on Mum?

This wickedly funny story will appeal to cheeky children everywhere (especially fussy eaters!).

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Kitchen Disco

At night when you are sleeping There's a party in your house, It's a pumping, jumping, funky bash When all the lights go out . . . When the sun goes down, the Kitchen Disco starts up - and all the fruit in the fruit bowl come out to play. There are lemons who break-dance, tangerines who twirl and some very over-excited apples. Kitchen Disco is a zany and hilarious rhyming picture book for young children, featuring a stunning holographic foil spread in the middle of the book. 'A party season essential.' The Times 'Absurdly catchy account of what the fruit gets up to when the household sleeps.' Metro

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The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The classic picture book story of Sophie and her extraordinary teatime guest has been loved by millions of children since it was first published more than fifty years ago. Now an award-winning animation!

The doorbell rings just as Sophie and her mummy are sitting down to tea. Who could it possibly be? What they certainly don't expect to see at the door is a big furry, stripy tiger!

This warm and funny picture book story is perfect for reading aloud, or for small children to read to themselves time and again. First published in 1968 and never out of print, it has become a timeless classic enjoyed and beloved by generations of children.

The magic begins at teatime!

'A modern classic.' The Independent

"It's no surprise Judith's work is still popular. It owes nothing to the vagaries of style or fashion. Her warmth and humanity are timeless." Michael Foreman

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Ten Fat Sausages

Come on a great escape through the kitchen as we follow each sausage that decides to make a run for it. Will they succeed or will the cat, blender, plug hole or fan prove their downfall? Michelle Robinson's no-holds-barred humour is perfectly matched by Tor Freeman's mad-cap artwork. Hilarious and merciless, this tale will have you hooting out loud. 'Bright condiments, stricken-looking frankfurters and wicked comedy will appeal to the ruthless reader' GUARDIAN

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3rd December 2022

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