The Big Cheese (Food Group)

by Jory John (Author) Pete Oswald (Illustrator)

The Big Cheese (Food Group)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: Food Group

Don't miss the seventh picture book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Food Group series from Jory John and Pete Oswald!

The Big Cheese is the best at everything, and brags about it, too. When the annual Cheese-cathlon comes around, the Big Cheese is prepared to win, as always. But what happens when the quiet new kid, Wedge Wedgeman, comes out on top? Is a slice of humility all the Big Cheese needs to discover that some things are better than being the best?

Jory John and Pete Oswald serve up another heaping plate of laughs and lessons with this empowering, witty, and charming addition to their #1 New York Times bestselling series!

Check Out Jory John and Pete Oswald's other funny bestselling books for kids 4-8 and anyone who wants a laugh:

  • The Bad Seed
  • The Good Egg
  • The Cool Bean
  • The Couch Potato
  • The Smart Cookie
  • The Sour Grape
  • The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape!
  • The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, the Bad, the Spooky!
  • The Cool Bean Presents: As Cool As It Gets!
  • The Bad Seed Goes to the Library
  • The Good Egg: Talent Show
  • That's What Dinosaurs Do
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Kirkus Reviews

From curds to riches, from meltdown to uplift—this multicourse romp delivers.

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Publication date
November 20, 2023
Food Group
BISAC categories
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV039140 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
JUV039200 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Manners & Etiquette
JUV032210 - Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | Track & Field
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