Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter books have sold over 150 million copies, and the number continues to rise. With titles like Good for Me and You, Mayer teaches children all sorts of useful things, as well as entertains them with his colorful illustrations. Kids all over enjoy the antics of Little Critter and many adults who used to read these books as kids now find themselves reading to their own children, or in some cases, their grandchildren.
Little Critter goes to school like a big boy these days. He learns all sorts of interesting things in his classrooms. In Good for Me and You, Little Critter learns all about the different ways of being healthy. He soaks up all the information, from eating foods that are good for you to how to food pyramid stacks up to exercising regularly to keep fit. There are a lot of interesting things to be mindful of when you want to stay healthy! But Little Critter is determined to handle them all. Moreover, he is also determined that his family follows a healthy lifestyle as well. He does all sorts of things for them and shows them all about healthy living, even if it means he makes their lunches all by himself!
Good for Me and You takes a simple message of staying healthy and turns it into another funny Little Critter book. As always, Little Critter takes some big projects on himself, and the
results make for smiles on the faces of readers and plenty of giggles. The story is straightforward, using brief phrases and easy words, which makes Good for Me and You a good book to read to children as well as help them learn to read on their own.
Mercer Mayer makes sure to provide readers with his famous illustrations showing off Little Critter’s pride as he makes up some tasty lunches for his family and his dismay when sometimes a few messes occur. His delightful facial expressions can make just about anyone smile, and there are always the other small creatures to seek out on the pages.