Amy Wu is a young girl who loves the delicious bao buns her family makes. Amy gets frustrated by how difficult it is to shape the perfect bao until her grandma comes up with an idea. The reader gets to experience the day long project of making bao buns from start to finish!
Magic Ramen is the story of Momofuku Ando, the innovative cook behind instant ramen noodles. This story is great for elementary children! Momofuku’s story includes topics that could springboard many important conversations with older elementary kids. Some of these topics include, food instability, hunger, war and food rationing, perseverance, innovation, experimentation, and caring for our fellow countrymen.
Walter the Baker is a wonderful legend written by Eric Carle. The legend explains the origins of the pretzel and how Walter worked tirelessly to bake a pastry to please the king and queen. A classic story by a classic author; children of all ages will enjoy!
This Thanksgiving story is written by none other than Jack Bishop of ATK himself! Peyton is a young girl who identifies as a picky eater. She decides this Thanksgiving holiday she is going to be brave and try a food she is unsure about...pie! The story unfolds as each guest brings a pie to share for the meal. The reader learns the history of each pie as Peyton scopes them out on the desert table.
Want your young reader to learn the names of some unique fruits and veggies? This is the perfect book to introduce all the produce you can imagine. In author and illustrator Lois Elhert’s trademark style, Eating the Alphabet will inspire young readers to try many different fruits and vegetables.
A heartwarming story about a Hispanic family gathering for the Christmas holiday. Follow along as Maria and her family prepare their traditional tamale meal. Everything is going perfectly until something priceless gets lost! Could it be in the tamale dough?
Written in beautiful prose, this children’s book showcases a modern Native American family. Whether you are celebrating the fry bread your family enjoys or teaching your child about another culture’s staple food, this book is sure to be enjoyed by children of all ages. When you finish reading, try making fry bread with your family!
A book that shows us all the power of food! Omu has just prepared the most delicious stew but when her neighbors smell it, they come knocking! Omu is so kind to share but will she have enough for herself? The story of generous Omu and her neighborhood will be one you want to read again and again. Children of all ages will enjoy the story and incredible illustrations!
Travel across the globe and learn about Christmas traditions from many different countries. Middle to late elementary readers will learn about the cookies, Santa traditions, and languages from around the world. Hungry to try a new cookie? You’re in luck! There are recipes for all the cookies in the back of the book.
Libby is a food fanatic, wine lover and cookbook connoisseur! An incredible mom of one, she's also Lo's sister. Libby is the one who encouraged Lo to start a food and recipe website AND she's the brains behind the name Zestful Kitchen. We wouldn't be here today without her!