goodness, this book is a riot of joy and fun and musical sounds and trash and treasure!
Learning to eat is tricky, and this book squeezes every single itty-bitty drop
of hilarity from the experience.
Join baby as they discover how much fun food can be –
and not just to eat!
From go to
woe, there are endless delights in the all-singing, all-dancing, all-whooping,
all-guzzling cast of characters – children, mum, dad, grandparents, family
friends, pets. This book has it all.
The illustrations are divine – full of fun, energy, zoomies and whoop-die
Strong, intentional pencil and wash marks along with textural collaged
fabrics and papers, mean that the delight and surprise does not stop with the
characters but rather transitions into new and interesting morsels on the page.
be read out loud with its glorious, loose rhyme, there is ample space inside
the phrasing for reader embellishment – and this book will require a lot of
that, as small fingers point and small mouths laugh and gasp in celebration and
also plenty of room to stop reading and then start again, to wander in between
the ideas or to pore over a specific picture or facial expression. Watch for
dad throwing the salt and pepper rapturously over his shoulder as he dances to
the food-ish symphony on the page.
A complete romp that will no doubt bring grimaces and exuberance in equal
Title: You’ve Got Yoghurt In Your Nostrils
Author: Bethany Clark
Illustrator: Sara Acton
Publisher: Affirm Press, $19.99
Publication Date: 24 July 2023
For ages: 0 – 5
Type: Picture Book