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Jack and the Hungry Giant - a book by Leedy, Loreen

Jack and the Hungry Giant

Eat Right with Myplate

Jack and the Hungry Giant( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Leedy, Loreen
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Holiday House, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.95
Book Description:

Lucky for Jack, the giant he meets at the top of the beanstalk chasing him with a huge fork does not plan to eat him. He is more interested in nutrition that in devouring him. Using the USDA's MyPlate nutrition model, the giant makes Jack a scrumptious meal. As he cooks, he teaches Jack about the food groups-grains, proteins, fruits, vegetables, and dairy-and how much of each should be on Jack's plate. Jack also learns that he should get plenty of exercise, which he does as he...
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Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Cooking & Food
Juvenile Fiction / Health & Daily Living / General
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11 x 9.5 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds
Author Biography
Leedy, Loreen (Author)
Loren Leedy is a children's author and illustrator. She was born in Wilmington, Delaware in 1959, and majored in art in college. She began making clay jewelry and chess sets out of whimsical animals, and eventually turned them into book characters. Her first published work was A Number of Dragons, in 1985. She has written and illustrated nearly 40 books since then. Her titles include: Missing Math: a Number Mystery, My Teacher is a Dinosaur, Seeing Symmetry, The Shocking Truth about Energy, Crazy Like a Fox: a Simile Story, Fraction Action, Blast off to Earth, and Postcards from Pluto.


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