Mission Nutrition: Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli

Friday, July 31, 2009.

Monsters Don't Eat BroccoliAuthor: Barbara Jean Hicks (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Sue Hendra (on JOMB)
Published: 2009 Knopf (on JOMB)
ISBN: 9780375956867

Gasping, gobbling, grinning, crunching and belching, seven sherbet-coloured monsters revel in outrage at their broccoli-loving readers in this rhyming enticement to eat green.

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Comment by Barbara Bietz

July 31, 2009 @ 9:58 pm

Thanks for this terrific review! Barbara Jean is a wonderful member of our SCBWI writing community and we are trhilled to celebrate the launch of “Monsters!”

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August 9, 2009 @ 7:11 am

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Comment by Helen Landalf

October 24, 2009 @ 7:13 pm

Excellent review! I have not yet read or even seen the book, but you made me feel as if I have.

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