Cool World Cooking Fun and Tasty Recipes for Kids! by Lisa Wagner


Cool World Cooking Fun and Tasty Recipes for Kids! by Lisa Wagner

Give up-and-coming chefs a chance to explore the foods of the world! This international cookbook has over 50 recipes from 6 different cultures and introduces readers to world geography and authentic, easy-to-make recipes that taste great. Learn about African, French, Italian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, and Japanese and Chinese cooking. Each kid-tested recipe includes step-by-step instructions and how-to photos. Tools and ingredients lists are also provided, along with pronunciation guides when needed. So grab an apron and prepare for a tasty adventure! Books include: ingredients and tool lists, visual index of cooking terms, world map with highlighted areas, step-by-step instructions and photos, and allergy and safety information.


Eureka! Gold Winner - 2013 California Reading Association Eureka! Nonfiction Children's Book Awards ForeWord Reviews Recommended Picture Books Summer 2013 The world is full of exciting flavors, and once your kid is familiar with standard fare like tacos and lasagna, Cool World Cooking will introduce him to exciting new global fare. Take your child on a culinary adventure around the world as he learns to cook exotic dishes like groundnut stew and croque monsieur. --Daily Parent, The 15 Best Cookbooks for Kids

-- Midwest Book Review While it certainly can offer curriculum connections, it also offers a great way to have fun with kids at home. -- I.N.K blog Cool World Cooking teaches children the basics of good cooking, food safety and how to follow instructions. ... Teaching children to cook a wide variety of foods is an invaluable tool that provides them with a lifetime of skills essential for good health and independence. Cool World Cooking is a terrific cookbook for kids, one I highly recommend. -- Smart Books for Smart Kids What a delightful introductory cookbook for kids to help them learn the varied cuisines of the World. excellent tool for parents to introduce their children to cooking in general. ... This is a book that will surely see lots of action in the kitchen. I can see Mom sneaking it out a bit to try something different, too. -- Readers Haven Reviews Previous Single Title Review These appealing books provide recipes for children seeking a general idea of a culture's special foods while staying with basic, familiar ingredients and simplified preparation routines. -- Horn Book Guide These are worthy guides for the first few steps around the kitchen... Use these titles to instill a sense of accomplishment and adventure in the kitchen. -- School Library Journal, Series Made Simple, April 2011

About the Author

Lisa Wagner is a freelance writer, graphic designer, and creative consultant who loves to cook, eat great food, travel, and listen to music. She worked extensively in the travel industry marketing and creating promotional material for various northern resorts, which included writing about food. She is the founder of the Books In the Woods program and also conducts walking and historical tours in the Twin Cities. She loves to cook with fresh, local, and organically grown ingredients. In the summer she grows many of her own vegetables and herbs. She lives in Saint Paul, MN, and has two sons, who also love to cook. Dinner is always the highlight of the day; the family cooks together, eats together, and enjoys sharing cooking adventures at home and on the road.

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25th July 2013



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