This original story tackles a common toddler issue as the bestselling character Grumpy Monkey finds out that it’s okay to try something new.
Jim Panzee gives the same answer whenever he is offered something unfamiliar to eat—YUCK! He gives that same answer when he’s encouraged to “just try it.” But when picky eater Jim is offered a snack that promises to be sweet and tasty, he just might give in—and discover that he likes it! Here’s a story for all those toddlers whose all-purpose response to any new food is “Yuck.”
Suzanne and Max Lang, experts in all things Grumpy Monkey, present a funny book that just might help win over the pickiest of picky eaters.
is the author of the New York Times
bestselling Grumpy Monkey books as well as several other titles. When she’s not writing books, Suzanne writes for animation. When she’s not doing that, she hangs out with her very funny kids, feeds her many pets, and tries (but usually fails) to take a nap!Max Lang
has illustrated over 20 books, including all of the books in the Grumpy Monkey series. When he is not making books, he makes films. He has co-directed several animated films including The Snail and the Whale, Zog, Room on the Broom,
and The Gruffalo.
He has received a BAFTA, two Emmys, two Oscar nominations, and many other honors for his film work. In his spare time he tries to make his kids laugh with dad jokes, and when he inevitably fails, he takes his dogs for a walk.