How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? (Paperback)

The Story of Food (Exploring the Everyday)

By Chris Butterworth, Lucia Gaggiotti (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763665036, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 12, 2013

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (1/25/2011)
Paperback, Spanish (9/1/2016)
Hardcover, Chinese (1/17/2020)

List Price: 6.99*
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Description

"Equally informative and appetite-whetting." — The Horn Book

One of the best parts of a young child’s day is opening a lunchbox and diving in. But how did that delicious food get there? From planting wheat to mixing dough, climbing trees to machine-squeezing fruit, picking cocoa pods to stirring a vat of melted bliss, here is a clear, engaging look at the steps involved in producing some common foods. Health tips and a peek at basic food groups complete the menu.
Back matter includes an index.


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Praise For How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?: The Story of Food (Exploring the Everyday)

Reader-directed prose and cheerfully retro artwork...an accessible primer for families looking to foster healthy habits
—Publisher's Weekly

Breezily presenting highlights without getting mired in details...Mouth-watering descriptions could almost stand alone...Retro cartoon illustrations are equally informative and appetite-whetting
—Horn Book

Children who haven't given the subject further thought will find this sunny, high-energy account of food production and distribution an appetizing eye-opener.
—Booklist

A great springboard to units on food and nutrition.
—School Library Journal

Results of reading this book include a greater understanding of the farm-to-table methodology as well as hunger pangs.
—Library Media Connection

A great book that unpeels a whole new world of understanding for kids who want to know more about their food. The book provides kids step-by-step illustrations about how farmers and others do their part to get food from the farm to their lunchboxes.
—Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture

Using kitschy illustrations, this book traces how carrots, cookies, and other kid-fave fare travels from the farm to school.
—Parents