Author(s): Lee Fox
Jasper McFlea will simply not eat his tea, no matter how hard everyone tries to make him! Jasper and his sister, Ginger, are twins with wildly different tastes when it comes to food. While Ginger has a hearty appetite and eats almost everything, her brother Jasper refuses to eat anything except pasta. Jasper is also a budding cricketer, and as the final match of the season gets closer, Ginger makes a dire prediction about Jasper's sporting future if he doesn't change his culinary ways. As well as being a fantastically entertaining read-out-loud story, 'Jasper McFlea Will Not Eat His Tea' will resonate with a vast audience of children and their carers, and will be useful for anyone who deals with this difficult and sensitive issue.
Lee Fox's 2006 picture book, Ella Kazoo Will Not Brush Her Hair, was shortlisted in the Early Childhood category for the 2007 CBCA Awards, and her first young adult novel, Other People's Country, was published in 2008. Lee lives in Castlemaine, Victoria. Mitch Vane has been working as a freelance illustrator for twenty years. She loves illustrating children's books, and is also interested in most forms of visual storytelling - cartoons, book covers, packaging, design, and editorial illustrations.