Brother Giovanni's Little Reward How the Pretzel Was Born
Written by Anna Egan Smucker
Illustrated by Amanda Hall
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Brother Giovanni's Little Reward How the Pretzel Was Born by Anna Egan SmuckerBrother Giovanni is a happy man, content to do what he knows best: baking. But all is not well at his monastery, where the monks are trying to teach the children their prayers in time for a very important visit from the Bishop. Having tried everything, they turn to Giovanni -- but he doesn't know anything about teaching! Eventually, though, Brother Giovanni discovers how to use his gifts to offer the children the perfect motivation. This vibrant book from an award-winning author and illustrator tells the fascinating story behind one of the world's most popular snacks.
Retailing Insight This charming village tale is based on a legend from the 7th century. Anna Smucker retells it with urgency and wit. Amanda Hall s illustrations bring it to life with bright colors, animated faces, and a cat who leads us to the happy ending. Children and adults will turn the pages over and over as they relive this fable from the past. Booklist (Online) A thoroughly charming, fictionalized account of the origins of the pretzel. . . . Cheerful folkloric images in a modern twist on the traditional Florentine style show smiling faces full of mischief and mirth. . . . A recipe follows this happy food-origins tale.
About the Author
Interest Age: From 4
Anna Egan Smucker
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30th September 2015
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