Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp!
By Bernard Waber
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Library Binding, 9780618141890, 32pp.)
Publication Date: September 2001
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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Things are hopping! Things are popping in fast food town!” Meet Speedy Lane, Jiffie Snack, Whiz-Bang Ewing, and all the folks responsible for getting the food out and eaten fast. The pace speeds through this book, until finally the cook has had enough. She leaves to work at a health food place slowly serving nature’s greenery, to folks taking time to enjoy the scenery.” Waber hilariously poses the question, What’s the rush?
Bernard Waber, who has written eight delightful books about Lyle the Crocodile, a little boy named Ira, and a firefly named Torchy, is the author of more than seventeen picture books for children. Widely praised by reviewers for his ability to describe common family problems, he is best loved by children for his freeflowing humor and gentle characters.
"Waber's culinary masterpiece is a perfect read-aloud, and a cunning consideration of our frenzied lives." School Library Journal, starred
School Library Journal, Starred
"A satisfying morsel that kids will eagerly devour." Publishers Weekly