★ JACOB IS FEELING SAD AND FED UP – HOW WILL HE BECOME MORE CONFIDENT?★
Mr Broccoli is the tale of a young boy Jacob who feeling sad and fed up. Through discovering the health benefits of eating his greens he becomes stronger and more confident. Anti-bullying is an important theme in this story to help children learn to respect others and feel more confident in themselves. Mr Broccoli a SUPERHERO vegetable who already has that confidence and later becomes role model to Jacob.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Natasha Rose Mills was born in Oxford. In her childhood, she enjoyed writing short stories. In her adult years she discovered her passion for acting to explore characters and develop them in writing. Latterly, during a transitional period in her life, she turned to health and wellness and the benefits of yoga leading to becoming a Certified 200hr Yoga Alliance teacher.
The first book “Mr. Broccoli” part of a series “Veggie Adventures” combined imaginative
characters with a theme of nutrition. Children can be fussy when it comes to eating vegetables creating an imaginative world around vegetable characters could encourage children to
eat more healthily. This sparked the wonderful idea of providing the message to the reader
through engaging short stories of Veggie Adventure series, with “Mr. Broccoli” being the first.
Children will be able to relate to the story of Veggie Adventures: Mr. Broccoli. The little boy in the book is named Jacob. Jacob has a bad day at school because the mean boys make fun of him and tell him he’s no good at football. Then, he falls and scrapes his knees.
He goes home and is sad. But, then Mr. Broccoli appears in his cupboard. Mr. Broccoli is like a super hero. He has come to teach Jacob that broccoli and other vegetables will help him to grow big and strong. Although Jacob doesn’t usually like to eat vegatables, Mr. Broccoli teaches him that by eating vegetables he will get the vitamins he needs to be strong.
Now, Jacob has become more confident because he knows he’s eating the right things to help his body grow strong! So, he is ready to go back and face the mean boys with confidence.