Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp! by Bernard Waber

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“Things are hopping! Things are popping in fast food town!” Meet Speedy Lane, Jiffie Snack, Whiz-Bang Ewing, and all the folks responsible for getting the food out and eaten fast. The pace speeds through this book, until finally the cook has had enough. She leaves to work at a health food place “slowly serving nature’s greenery, to folks taking time to enjoy the scenery.” Waber hilariously poses the question, What’s the rush?

About Bernard Waber

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Bernard Waber, who has written eight delightful books about Lyle the Crocodile, a little boy named Ira, and a firefly named Torchy, is the author of more than seventeen picture books for children. Widely praised by reviewers for his ability to describe common family problems, he is best loved by children for his freeflowing humor and gentle characters.
Published September 29, 2001 by Houghton Mifflin/Walter Lorraine Books. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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She moves on to a better job at the Veggie Hut, whose patrons enjoy “taking time to enjoy the scenery.” Some snide rhyming couplets from the fast food customers describe her descent “into a snit.” (“Began to pout.” “Then walked out.”) We all need fewer french fries and more broccoli, but we don’t...

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Hordes of ravenous animal characters munch their way through the pages of this homage to some favorite foods. With a sizzling pace befitting the book's title, Waber (The

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