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I Will Not Ever Never Eat A Tomato

By Lauren Child

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A classic Charlie and Lola picture book about fussy eating from Children's Laureate Lauren Child. Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal

A classic Charlie and Lola picture book about fussy eating from Children's Laureate Lauren Child.

Lola will not peas. In fact she won't eat carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, 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...

Told with true Lauren Child style, this warm and funny picture book will make dinner time fun for even the fussiest of eaters!

Winner of the Kate Greenaway Medal

Biographical Notes

Lauren Child MBE is a multi-award-winning author and current Children's Laureate, whose books are known and loved the world over. She is the creator of many much-loved characters, including Charlie and Lola, Clarice Bean and Ruby Redfort. Since her first book was published in 1999, Lauren has sold over six million books in 19 languages worldwide. Her many awards include the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal for I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato, the Nestle Gold Book Award for That Pesky Rat and the Nestle Bronze Book Award for Beware of the Storybook Wolves. Lauren loves designing and making things and finds it exciting to see her drawings turned into objects. Other favourite things include the cinema, TV matinees, small Italian cars, handbags, cardigans, travelling and being picked up from the airport.

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  • ISBN: 9781846168864
  • Publication date: 03 Sep 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Orchard Books
Brilliant — Sunday Telegraph
So good, it's exhilarating — Independent
A superb book to make you laugh out loud — Bookseller
A fun look at the problem of fussy eating — motherandbaby.co.uk
A mischievous wit and cunning simplicity which, although it may have baffled some traditionalists, is still instantly embraced and understood by children — Books For Keeps
A paean to the early resistance years that are toddlerdom — The Guardian
One of my favourite books for children...The story is compelling and the pictures enchanting, but the typography is not what you would expect. The letters vary in shape and size, some lines are straight and others meander across the page. Young children love this; those who cannot yet read pick out the letters; those who can, love the variation and delight at being able to cope with it. — Sue Walker, Books For Keeps
Brilliant design and a delight to share — NLA Guide to Literary Resources
A wonderful corrective for picky eaters — The Sunday Times
Your offspring will be drawn in by the off-the-wall visuals that mix line drawings and patterns with photographs, creating a world that is absolutely grounded in reality yet also wildly imaginative — The Guardian
A fresh and very funny picture book — Bookseller
A brilliantly designed book from cover, typography and illustration to endpapers and will amuse all those fussy eaters out there — Literacy & Learning
Brilliant design and a delight to share — Guide to Literary Resources
Teatime will never be the same again after this glorious book by the Smarties Prize-winning author — Daily Mail
Only Lauren Child could come up with an idea as successfully wacky as this — Nicholas Tucker, The Independent
[Child] brings an eclecticism and freshness to her work that appeals directly to children — Financial Times
A fun look at fussy eating — Mother and baby.co.uk
Quirky imagination and wry humour make this a wonderful book — Time Out
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