Vegetables in Underwear by Jared Chapman

 

This book does what is says on the tin. But these aren’t mushy peas — these vegetables are fresh — strutting their way across the page in their skivvies without a care in the world. If you are in the process of potty training a child (or have a husband predisposed to the enjoyment of all things unterpanten) this is the book for you. Oh, the giggles.

What does an ear of corn say when he’s embarrassed? “Aw, shucks”. That may be true, but you will get no apologies from these guys. I could go on (I’ve got a million of ’em) but instead, I will let you savour Jared Chapman’s delightful illustrations (sorry, I couldn’t resist).

 

 

 

About Stephanie Cummings

Stephanie Cummings is a former BBC Journalist sharing her lifetime love of children's literature and illustration with her two young daughters -- and now with you, too, through Two in a Tepee. Stephanie has an academic background at the undergraduate level in literature and has master's degrees in both anthropology (material and visual culture) and design. She started her professional life in an art gallery and ended up producing radio programmes for BBC Radio 4, before deciding to become a stay at home mum. She lives with her handsome husband (who is sometimes invited into the tepee) in leafy north London.

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