2012 Winner of the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award!James is a very picky eater. His dad has to get creative very creative in order to get James to eat foods he thinks he doesn t like. He presents James with a series of outlandish scenarios packed with fanciful and gross kid-friendly details like pre-chewed gum as an alternative to broccoli and lumpy oatmeal that grows so big it eats the dog in an effort to get James to eat. But it is eventually James himself who discovers that some foods are t so bad, after all, if you re willing to give them a try.This irreverently hilarious early reader, illustrated in full color, explores a universal point of contention between parent and child in a playful, satisfying way.
Josh Schneider's first book for Clarion, You'll Be Sorry, was named Book That Provides Best Ammunition to Parents Weary of Warning Their Kids About Socking Their Siblings by Publishers Weekly magazine. He lives in Chicago, Illinois.