The Hargraves, a kind but scrawny family, want their new baby to grow up big and strong. But the tiny tyke will hardly eat a thing. One day, Mrs. Hargraves finds an avocado in the fruit bowl, and the infant gobbles it up. But then, the strangest things begin to happen as the baby develops superhuman strength. Just the book for picky eaters.
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A baby who gains enormous strength from avocados defends his weakling family.About the Author:
John Burningham is one of the most prestigious and well-loved illustrators working in the children's book field today. Trained at the Central School of Art, his first picture book, Borka, was published in 1963. He has won the Kate Greenaway Award twice for Borka and Mr Gumpy's Outing, and has enjoyed a distinguished career spanning over 45 years.
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Book Description Trophy Pr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0064433714
Book Description Trophy Pr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110064433714