Author: Angela Russ-Ayon

Illustrator: Cathy June

Translated by: Mercedes Seraphim

Un chef fantástico presenta a los niños pequeños experiencias divertidas con la comida que estimulan su interés en las frutas y los vegetales. Únete a ellos mientras cosechan en el huerto, preparan platos en la cocina y se relajan un rato en la playa. El chef quiere que los niños prueben algo nuevo, y puede que lo hagan, antes de que él termine.

English versions are award-winning!


Includes a companion song, spoken word, and instrumental version on CD when ordered directly from the publisher, or optional song download.


Check out our free shopping list to paste on, stick on, scribble on, or write on.


Print our shopping list filled with images of fruits and veggies that little ones can circle.


Have fun finding all of the fruits and veggies that appear in the book. See our list below.

"A simply edible book that is rich in colorful fruits and vegetables. Inspires all ages to have a taste of something new!"

~ Produce for Better Health Foundation

With each page turn, the chef exposes children to new and wonderfully colorful fruits and vegetables. The phrase, "You might just want to try something NEW!" is a constant theme throughout, that children want to emulate.

If you don't like raw carrots, you can steam them, blend them, or even stir fry them Just try them a different way, and you might discover that you like them.


$12.99 Paperback

with music CD

(Book/CD combo not available from Amazon)



  • Presentation of over (60) fruits and vegetables

  • Introduction to the various ways fruits and vegetables can be served and eaten

  • Encourages children to taste new foods

  • Presented with printed words and song on CD when ordered directly from the publisher, or downloadable song option. 

  • Representation of diverse ethnic groups

Cathy June lives in Vancouver with her husband, Mike, enjoying her grandchildren who provide endless inspiration for children’s books.

$12.99 WEFF-Paperback

Spanish | English version

8.5" x 8.5" edition

    ISBN-13: 978-09799612-7-4

     ISBN-10: 0979961270 

Format: Picture book

         Age: 4 up            

 32 Colorfully Illustrated Pages

CD accompanies book when ordered through Kaplan Early Learning, or

directly from this page.

Accompanied by music CD

with song and read version 

in English and Spanish

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