Throughout, Allepuz’s colorful illustrations augment the text’s humor, especially in a spread akin to a centerfold that shows Little Donkey’s alarm at being all green, head-to-hoof. A good pick even for picky readers.
Allepuz delivers a humorous take on a topic that’s quite common, while depicting an adorable donkey in pastel illustrations. Help picky eaters reflect on the consequences of poor diets, discuss nutrition, and highlight favorite foods in a fun way.
Employing vibrant mixed media illustrations and an exuberant, single-minded protagonist, Allepuz (That Fruit Is Mine!) presents a comic cautionary tale for picky eaters…The bright, silly humor of Allepuz’s gleeful gourmand will leave even the fussiest eaters giggling.
Allepuz’s text and illustrations combine to highlight the sweet ridiculousness of embracing one choice to the exclusion of others.
—School Library Journal Online