Bon Appetit! the Delicious Life of Julia Child
Publication Date: May 22, 2012
List Price: $17.99*
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In a starred review, Publishers Weekly raves, "Chef and TV personality Julia Child likely would have delighted in and hooted over this wide-ranging picture-book biography.... Readers young and old will devour this fete pour les yeux."
Follow Julia Child—chef, author, and television personality—from her childhood in Pasadena, California, to her life as a spy in WWII, to the cooking classes she took in Paris, to the publication of Mastering the Art of French Cooking, to the funny moments of being a chef on TV. This is a comprehensive and enchanting picture book biography, told in many panels and jam-packed with lively, humorous, and child-friendly details. Young chefs and Julia Child fans will exclaim, "ooooh la la," about this book, which is as energetic and eccentric as the chef herself.
Jessie Hartland is a New York City based artist and writer. She has painted murals at a Japanese amusement park, designed Christmas windows for Bloomingdale's, and put her mark on ceramics, watches, and all sorts of other things. She has done drawings for many magazines and newspapers including "The New York Times", "Travel and Leisure Family", "Martha Stewart Kids", and "Bon Appetit". Jessie is the author and illustrator many nonfiction titles for young readers, including "How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum "and" Bon Appetit! The Delicious Life of Julia Child. "