Author Lambasted Over Kids' Diet Book

Author Lambasted Over Kids' Diet Book

There are 2 comments on the MyFoxPhilly story from Sep 3, 2011, titled Author Lambasted Over Kids' Diet Book. In it, MyFoxPhilly reports that:

Messages of good health and positive self-esteem for girls are not hard to come by in kid lit, so what's the deal with all the attention for a not-yet-published rhyming picture book about an obese, unhappy 14-year-old named Maggie? For seconds, like-wildfire circulation of a blurb describing how the bullied girl is transformed through time, ... (more)

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“youbeateverythin g youknowthat ”

Since: Apr 07

Buffalo, NY

#1 Sep 3, 2011
Looks like Maggie has great potential to be a Topix regular.

“Purple girl in a purple world”

Since: Apr 08

Plum, Purplonia

#2 Sep 4, 2011
Well, I hope the book is a success and is a help to kids, even if the intended audience is a bit inconsistent.

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