As a teacher, I often used books to start conversations with my students about challenges they faced. Reading how book characters solved problems that were similar to their own inspired them to begin strategizing solutions to their own struggles.
Year after year, parents often shared with me that they were concerned because their child was a picky eater. Does your child pick out peas from her chicken pot pies or refuse to eat anything red? If so, this book list is for you.
I Do Not Eat the Colour Green by Lynne Rickards
Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli by Barbara Jean Hicks
Charlie and Lola’s I Will Never Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
Gregory the Terrible Eater by Mitchell Sharmat
Little Pea by Amy Krause Rosenthal
DW the Picky Eater by Marc Brown
Bread and Jam for Frances by Russell Hoban
Play with Your Food by Joost Elffers
Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
Stone Soup by Ann McGovern
Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider
The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman
Whining and Dining: Mealtime Survival for Picky Eaters by Eshun Mott
The Sneaky Chef: Simple Strategies for Hiding Healthy Foods in Kids’ Favorite Meals by Missy Chase Lapine
Deceptively Delicious: Simple Secrets to Get Your Kids Eating Good Food by Jessica Seinfeld
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