The Hargraves want their new baby to grow up big and strong.
But the puny mite will hardly eat a thing. One day Mrs Hargraves finds an avocado in the fruit bowl and the baby gobbles it up.
Soon, the strangest things start to happen...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 32 pages
- Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Publication Date: 01/06/1994
- Category: Picture books
- ISBN: 9780099200611
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Review by lhamed
Avocado Baby is a book about a family called the Hargraves, and they were expecting a baby. The only problem is that the Hargraves are such a weak family and they do not want their new baby to also be weak. The baby came but it would not eat and was weak like the rest of the family. Finally the other children suggested to their mother that she should feed him the avocado pear. So she did, and the baby ate it all up. Suddenly the baby became so strong that he even ran a burglar out of the house. He beat up bullies, and this was all because he ate avocado pears.
Review by aalkurd
My son is perfectly portrayed by this baby. He had the same exact problem. However, the only exception was the fact that my baby only nursed and NOTHING else. If I were in the mother's position, I would've given the baby absolutely everything to get him to eat. It reminded me of Popeye and his spinach super strength. It's a good way to get children to eat their vegetables!