How To Grow And Eat Monster Vegetables

a fun & fantastical children's book by M.P.Robertson


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'As endorsements go, I think the best comes from one of the children in my After School Book Club: "Miss Cleveland, THAT IS DISGUSTING! Can I have a closer look please?"' Miss Cleveland Is Reading

'This book is a very funny and uniquely styled read; however, the magic is really how the world of fantasy and real-life gardening have been merged together to put an exceptional spin on encouraging children to grow their own vegetables.' Books for Topics 

Fiction and real-life collide as grandfather James takes the reader and his grandchildren on an exciting journey of discovery through the Monster Vegetable garden.

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M.P. Robertson’s stunning illustrations bring a whole host of Monster Vegetables to life in this brilliantly funny and clever guide designed to encourage children to discover vegetables. Packed full of gardening tips, recipes and more, James steers the reader safely through the dangers and delights of Monster Vegetables, learning:

  • How to grow Globe Farty-Chokes, Carnivorous Cabbages, Grumpkins and more.
  • How to cook scrumptious recipes such as Beat-Em-Up-Root chocolate cake.
  • The different types of poo for growing Monster Vegetables.
  • How to avoid a nasty nip from a Turn ’N’ Nip and keep all your fingers.
  • How to deal with a Sluggapotamus and other pesky pests.

A fantastical reference picture book, How to Grow & Eat Monster Vegetables carries a message that is sure to go down a storm with parents . . . that however scary they may look, vegetables are in fact fun to grow, harmless to eat and cracking to cook with!

See a preview here from author Mark Robertson ...

Made with love, from you to me.


This is a hardback book with textured cover, size 291mm x 236mm. With 30 full colour pages, 140gsm uncoated acid free paper.

Designed and published in the UK.




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My boys love this book

My two boys love this book. They spend hours poring over the illustrations and love the dragons and page on poo especially!

Julie Matthews


This book is amazing, my children just love it. We were fortunate to get a signed copy at the launch.

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