There is information on food groups, farming, growing, nutrition, buying and storing food and how to cook it. The emphasis is on health and encouraging children to eat a balanced meal. Other titles in the series are Vegetables, Fruit, Milk and Cheese, Grains and Cereals and Water >
Sally Hewitt was a primary school teaher for over 10 years before writing non-ficition books for children. Her science books have twice been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize.