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Caillou Tries New Foods

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When Caillou gets picky in eating, his mother lets him pick vegetables from the store and help in cooking.
Nice drawings.

Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for the eARC
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A joyful Caillou story with eye-catching illustrations. Great way to encourage children to try out something new to eat.
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I really liked this book and thought it was a great book for parents with picky eaters. Caillou does not like the food Mommy is making. So Mom decides to take him on a shopping trip with her and he can pick out the foods he likes. While getting cheese Mommy reminds him he did not like cheese before. The story goes on and Caillou helps Mommy prepare the vegetables and make the soup with the things Caillou picked at the store. Illustrations are vivid and bright as with all Caillou shows and books. I recommend this book for 2-5 yr. olds. 
I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion.
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What an excellent book about helping children decide to eat yummy, new foods.  Most kids go through the phase of being resistant to new things. The beloved Cailou learns that new food can be exciting.  He is a helper in the grocery store and later on in the kitchen! I will read this book over and over to my kids because I know that they will want to revisit Cailou's journey towards better health and variety when it comes to foods!
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This is a read-aloud for a young and fussy eater or for parents who do not want to find themselves with one!  Caillou's mom finds a good way to encourage Caillou to eat a healthy dinner.  Children who know Caillou from other books or from TV will enjoy this story.
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Caillou’s mother takes him on an adventure to the grocery store and gives him his very own bag to shop with. She allows him to pick the vegetables that will go in the soup that he helps her prepare. 

This would be a good book to encourage children to help with picking out vegetables and preparing. From what I have learned, with working with children, is modeling the behavior you want. For instance, if you want your children to eat vegetables, they need to see you eating them too and will be more likely to eat them.
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Simple story about teaching children the importance of vegetables and trying new foods. Perfect for encouraging fussy eaters to try new foods and also reminding parents to cook food with their children. Definitely recommend!
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A helpful new title in the Healthy Toddler series about teaching picky eaters to consider new foods. Colorful illustrations and an easy text make this a joy for toddlers and parents. 5/5

Grateful to NetGalley and Chouette Publishing for the ARC. Opinions are mine.

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Toddler and children go through phases with their eating habits. One day they love broccoli and the next day they won't touch any food that is green. It can be a headache for parents trying to get their kids to have a well rounded and healthy pallet. Caillou Tries New Food is a fun book for kids on this exact subject. My son loves the Caillou series and this book was no different. He enjoyed reading this book with me and us having conversations about why we eat different types of foods. And the book offers a great suggestion for parents of picky eaters - get them in the kitchen cooking with you and let them pick out some foods at the grocery store. It's a fun and interactive book to read with your kids and now my son wants to try to make the soup Cailllou made with his mom!!! 4+ stars!

My thanks to Netgalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
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Cailou learns to try new food when he gets to be part of the process by helping to pick out food and cook it with his mother. I thought this was a cute little book that could be great at helping motivating little ones to want to be more involved in picking out foods and trying new ones. 

I received this ARC from NetGalley for an honest review.
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Cute with a great story for the kids. We love Caillou and the story here is wonderful. We recommend it because everything is appealing!
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Part of the Caillou Healthy Toddler series. A book to encourage little ones to try and enjoy new foods. A book for parents to read to picky, finicky eaters. Caillou doesn’t want to try even a little broccoli. Mommy takes him to the store. He has his very own shopping bag into which he places foods he likes. He likes cheese (but didn’t when he was younger). Mommy tells him his tastes are changing. He picks out vegetables for soup and helps mommy make some when they get home. It tastes good. Very short. Very sweet. Very simple.
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I've read this book with my 4-year-old, who also is a picky eater, and really loves Caillou. (After reading the book he wanted to watch an episode on TV). We were a bit disappointed that Caillou, and also his parents, looks different than in the TV Show, where they always wear the same clothes. Also, little Rosie is missing. 
It's a good idea to let a child pick his/her own food in order to get it to eat better. Unfortunately, this does not always help. My son has helped me cut vegetables for a soup, he nicked some of the carrots before they even got to the pot, and we stirred the soup together on the stove. But in the end he still didn't want to eat it...

Still, it's a nice story for little kids. My son is the same age Caillou is, so probably the perfect target audience for books with Caillou. But for his age group it could have been a few more examples of "trying new food". This book here is probably for younger kids.
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This book is a great choice for parents and young children alike. The vibrant colours and illustrations will surely capture the interest of young children and encourage them to explore the topic of trying new foods. It will also encourage them to enjoy reading while learning something new at the same time. 
    Young children will be able to self-identify with Caillou as many young children often find trying new foods to be intimidating and difficult. This book sets a good example for young children as well as providing parents with ideas of how to get their children to try new foods. 
*I received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review*
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Great character! Kids love Caillou and can relate. Fun to read with kids and see their interpretation of how Caillou deals with issues of growing up! Great illistrations! Would recommend!
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Thanks for an ARC to enjoy with my grandson and give my opinion.

I have a two year old grandson and we read this together. The illustrations were enough to capture his attention and hold it as I read a story about a small boy having problems eating food. To circumvent the problem his mother takes him to the grocery store so that he can help buy food to make a soup. Then at home Caillou helps his mother prepare the soup. It was a short book and entranced my grandson until it was finished. I'd give it five stars for his entertainment!
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Title: Caillou Tries New Foods
Author: Christine L'Heureux
Publisher: Chouetter Publishing
Date of Publishing: January 16, 2018

This book given to me by NetGalley and Chouette Publishing in exchange for my honest review.

Caillou is asserting his independence and refusing to eat any foods he says he doesn't like.  Mommy tries an ingenious solution.  Opening Caillou up to the idea of tasting before rejecting a new food.


Vibrant graphics and a sweet character brings this story to life. Engaging young readers to identify with the character and the story.


I gave "Caillou Tries New Foods" a 4.75 out of a total of 5 stars.
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A delightful approach to a difficult topic.

"Raising an adventurous eater is a long term project. A child may be exposed to a new food up to 10 times before giving it a try. Keeping that in mind may avoid unpleasant power struggles."

I simply loved the way the author approached this topic!

Mum is worried and rightly so. Getting a toddler to eat certain food especially greens is normally a struggle for most parents and one that is hard to win. And so what L'Heureux does is to show Mum getting Caillou involved in the actual process of eating new foods.

Mum takes him shopping and then voila! They get to prepare the meal together. While this is an interesting approach, it may not be one that is suitable for all ages. Or all nervous parents for that matter. 

But it is a great suggestion!

What is even better is that praise is offered along the way. Daddy applauds the soup!

And best of all, Caillou loves the soup. 

He EATS it!

What more can any parent want!
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Caillou Tries New Foods, by Christine L'Heureux and Mario Allard is a children's book that's been adapted from the animated series.

Within twenty-four pages, this book focuses on Caillou and his parents, as he assists with food preparations and tries new foods. Also, there are brightly colored illustrations throughout the book.

Caillou Tries New Foods is geared toward young children, specifically ages two to six. 


Note: I received this book from NetGalley, which is a program designed for bloggers to write book reviews in exchange for books, yet the opinions expressed in this review are my own.
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New foods are always hard to cope with, especially if you are a litle kid and no one understand that you may be happy for the rest of your baby years eating one and only type of food. In the typical-Caillou illustrations, it helps parents and children together to discover the pleasures of new foods and understand how you can make them look appealing and adventurous enough to be added to the baby's plate.  A funny and colour way approach to baby foods.
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