Title: The Hungry Thing
Author: Jan Slepian/Ann Seidler
Illustrator: Richard E. Martin
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Publication Date: 1967
Awards: None
Audience: Gr. 3+

Overview: This novel is about a person/thing that can eat and eat and eat. One day, he couldn’t eat anymore because he was so full of everything and finally appreciated what had been given to him in life……..meals.

Activity: Have the children practice making food and being appreciative and grateful of the food they eat.

Reviewer’s Name: Eliot Hamilton