Let’s Eat: Maji Teaches Mongo What It Means to Eat Clean!
By: Dr. J. Renae Norton
Illustrated by: Steve Hayes
Robert D. Reed Publishers, P. O. Box 1992, Bandon, Oregon 97411
978-1934759615, $ 17.95,2013, 40 Pages
Reviewed by Richard R. Blake
Learning what it means to Eat Clean
“Let’s Eat” is the second in the Maji and Mongo Series written by Dr. J. Renae Norton, clinical psychologist and director of the Norton Center for Eating Disorders. The series is designed to provide children with an understanding of the importance of learning how to develop a healthy lifestyle.
Maji and Mongo represent individuals with differing preferences. Maji helps Mongo discover healthier foods and health habits that lead to a growing up stronger. Norton uses a rhyming lyrical writing style that is a favorite of the young reader. Steve Hayes’ imaginative illustrations reinforce the message of the story as it unfolds.
Children are quickly attracted to the friendliness of the Maji and Mongo characters.
The valuable information and pointers for parents and sound teaching techniques resonate with parents and educators.
The Maji and Mongo series is fast becoming a favorite with children and parents. In a day when childhood obesity is taking on epidemic proportions “Let’s Eat” is an important book for the Children’s section in every school and public library. The attractive illustrations, quality binding, and positive message make the book ideal for gift giving. Parents and children will both want to get all of the books in the series.
A complimentary copy of this book was provided for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own.