Food Chain (Hardcover)

By M. P. Robertson (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), M. P. Robertson (Illustrator)

Frances Lincoln Ltd, 9781845079291, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 27, 2010

Summer 2010 Kids' Next List

“The food chain will never seem the same after a boy throws a goldfish down the toilet to see what happens. The story comes full circle to a hilarious conclusion.”
— Becky Anderson, Anderson's Bookshop, Naperville, IL
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This simple, vivid story follows the food chain created when a naughty boy throws a goldfish down the toilet to see what happens. Little does he realize that the chain of events he starts will come back to haunt him: the goldfish is washed down the drain and reaches the sea, it is eaten by a larger fish, and it in turn is eaten by a larger fish . . . The chain eventually works its way round in a full circle with dramatic results. In this memorably funny, quirky, and clever picture book, readers see that thoughtless actions can have unexpected consequences. Written and illustrated by the successful author of many picture books, Food Chain is a delight for young and old alike.

About the Author

M. P. Robertson is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator of children's books. His many books include The Egg, The Dragon Snatcher, Frank 'n' Stan, Food Chain, Hieronymus Betts and His Unusual Pets, and Ice Trap!, written by Meredith Hooper. He lives with his family in Wiltshire, U.K.