Food Fight

Food Fight

By Author / Illustrator

Alex Latimer


Funny Stories

Age range(s)



Oxford University Press




Paperback / softback




The Fruits and the Vegetables have been fighting FOREVER! But best friends Grape and Mushroom decide it's time for things to change. They meet in secret and hatch a plan to end the fighting once and for all. And so they set off on an epic journey to the very top of the fridge to ask the legendary Wise Old Cheese for help-that is, if he even exists.

Join these tiny peace envoys on their courageous mission as they eventually find the solution in an unexpected place...  A laugh-out-loud picture book about conflict resolution: 'Hilarious, Grape and Mushroom truly achieve peas on Earth.' - David Litchfield



This is the book that so many parents have dreamed of!  Finally, a story which makes fruit and vegetables funny and attractive. Who knows, it might even make them try new ones!

For as long as anyone can remember, the fruits and vegetables had been fighting. But grape and mushroom decide it's time for change! They go on a courageous expedition to find The Wise Old Cheese. Can he help them to find a resolution?

Alex Latimer has used wonderful language and careful illustrations to bring these characters to life. The facial expressions and body language that he creates is wonderful. In the classroom, Food Fight could be linked to friendships, jumping to conclusions, seeing issues from different perspectives and working together. This is a beautiful story that would be a fantastic addition to any home or classroom. Food Fight will have children in fits of giggles.

Picture book / Reviewed by Amanda Shipton, teacher

Suggested Reading Age 3+


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