Can I Eat That? (Hardcover)

By Joshua David Stein, Julia Rothman (Artist)

Phaidon Press, 9780714871400, 40pp.

Publication Date: March 28, 2016

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Description

A whimsical-yet factual-series of questions and answers about the things we eat... and don't eat

Food critic Joshua David Stein whets the appetite of young readers with a wondrous and informative approach to talking about food. This humorous, stylized and entirely unexpected set of food facts will engage both good eaters and resisters alike. With questions both practical ("Can you eat a sea urchin?") and playful ("Do eggs grow on eggplants?"), this read-aloud text offers young children facts to share and the subtle encouragement to taste something new Food and textile illustrator Julia Rothman brings an authenticity to the text that Stein has written from the heart, for his own three year-old and for pre-schoolers everywhere.

Created for ages 3-5 years



About the Author

Joshua David Stein frequently contributes to New York Magazine, The New York Times and the Sunday Times, and he is a restaurant critic at the New York Observer. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and two sons. This is his first children's book.Julia Rothman creates illustrations and pattern designs for newspapers, magazines, wallpaper, dishware, bedding, billboards, and posters. She has authored and illustrated seven books, though this is her first children's book. She lives in Brooklyn.
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