Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes
A Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up
Publication Date: April 1, 1994
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In this sequel to her classic Pretend Soup--considered by many to be the gold standard of children’s cookbooks--award-winning author/illustrator Mollie Katzen works her magic with 20 new, child-tested recipes including such delicacies as Counting Soup, Chewy Energy Circles, and Polka Dot Rice. Each illustrated recipe offers the child chef the opportunity to count, measure, mix, assemble, and most important, have fun. Designed as do-together projects--with the child as chef and the adult as assistant--these kitchen adventures will give children confidence in their cooking skills and inspire a life-long healthy relationship with food. With Salad People and a little time in the kitchen, budding chefs will cheer: “I like it because I made it myself!”
ANN HENDERSON is a credentialed early childhood education specialist and is co-director of the Child Education Center in Berkeley, California.
MOLLIE KATZEN is a cookbook author and artist who has profoundly shaped the way America eats. Mollie is a consultant and cocreator of Harvard's groundbreaking Food Literacy Project. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Smell it! It’s gonna be delicious! —Kate
Be careful because this might be too yummy for me to eat! —Theo
More please! I really liked it. —Andrew
“Play Points: 5 (out of 5). A delectable starter!” --Nick Jr. Magazine
“This is the best book to date on cooking with preschoolers.” --Scholastic Parent & Child
“A winner!” --School Library Journal
“You can toss a coin whether to give this charming cookbook, for preschoolers and up, to your favorite kid or to a food-loving adult who deals with children.” --San Francisco Chronicle