Synopses & Reviews
Open wideand#8212;it's time to eat! Fussy babies may not be interested in food themselves, but they might want to share a spoonful with absolutely anyone else! There's a spoonful for Mommy, one for the fish, for the fly in the corner, even the lady in the picture. With bright, engaging illustrations, a die-cut open mouth to feed, and just enough silliness, this fun board bookand#160;is boundand#160;to make dinner entertaining for your stubborn baby.and#160; Hoorayand#8212;you ate it all!
"Simple, tactile and clever, these delicious little books will appeal to babies grappling with their many colorful cut-out pages."
and#8212;New York Times Online (Review of Spoonful and the companion book Good Night!)
"[The backgrounds] featur[e] objects toddlers are sure to recognize (fire engines, flowers, etc), adding to the visual appeal."
and#8212;Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"A creative way to demonstrate to toddlers to open wide and enjoy a meal."
and#8212;School Library Journal
Hungry or picky, everyone gets a taste of fantasticand#160;illustrationsand#160;in this fun board book.
It's time to eat and baby has a spoonful to share with everyone. There's a spoonful for mommy, a spoonful for the goldfish, for the dinosaur, for the mailman....maybe even for you! With bright, engaging illustrations, a die-cut, open-mouthed face to feed, and just a enough silliness, your picky baby is bound to be charmed by this fun book--and maybe by his dinner, too.
About the Author
Benoand#238;t Marchon was born in 1950. He studied letters and art history before beginning his career in publishing for adults and children. He has created many books for children as a writer for Bayard in France.
Soledad Bravi is a French illustrator born in Paris in 1965. She worked in advertising as an art director before she began her illustration career. She has designed for adult magazines including Elle, in addition to her work for children.