A reading list just in time for summer

You’ve tried just about everything to encourage your child to eat their fruits and veggies. But have you thought about reading children’s books that make healthy foods fun? We’ve compiled a list of the eight best kid’s books that will turn something like a boring tomato into a cool superhero.

How Did That Get In My Lunchbox by Chris Butterworth

I Can Eat a Rainbow by Annabel Karmel

Eating Pairs: Counting Fruits and Vegetables by Twos by Sarah L. Schuette

Oh No, Monster Tomato by Jim Helmore

Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert

Carrots Grow Underground by Mari Schuh

The Adventures of Alex the Vegetarian Coyote by Mike McCarty and Carlos Ygoe

Yummy Plants ABC: A Vegetable and Fruits Rhyming Alphabet Book by Jan Denn

Please note: We’ve linked to books that are available at the Free Library of Philadelphia or Amazon. Some are even available for download to your digital reader. You may also try finding these titles at pre-owned bookstores in your own neighborhood.