Oh No, Monster Tomato! by Jim Helmore

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In the dark town of Grislygust a competition is under way—The Great Grislygust Grow-off.  Marvin plans to grow the tastiest tomatoes in town but his beastly brother, Boris and his poisonous sister, Prunella make fun of him—"You’re a titchy weed, Marvin, and your tomatoes will be tiny too!" But Marvin is determined to prove everybody wrong and soon his competitors will find themselves in BIG trouble

About Jim Helmore

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Jim Helmore works in the publishing industry. Karen Wall is a textile designer. They worked together on Letterbox Lil.
Published April 1, 2011 by Egmont UK. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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In this British story with elements of Jack and the Beanstalk and Cinderella, Marvin wants to grow the tastiest tomatoes for the annual "Great Grislygust Grow-off," but his siblings belittle his efforts.

May 16 2011 | Read Full Review of Oh No, Monster Tomato!

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The vocabulary is clear but engaging, with plenty of splats and squelches, so slightly younger children - especially those with big personalities of their own - will find plenty to enjoy.

Oct 26 2009 | Read Full Review of Oh No, Monster Tomato!

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