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Honest Pretzels

And 64 Other Amazing Recipes for Cooks Ages 8 & Up

Mollie Katzen


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Are you a kid? Then this cookbook was written especially for you. 

Get ready to help with dinner for real! 
You can become a fantastic cook and amaze your friends with PITA SPIRALS and CREAMY CORN SOUP or CINNAMON SWIRL STICKY BUNS and BEST HOT CHOCOLATE. Or you can fill your lunch bag with a wedge of SPAGHETTI PIE, a serving of MAPLE YOGURT FRUIT DIP, and a handful of HONEST PRETZELS that you made yourself.

Are you a grown-up? Then welcome to another very special cookbook by Mollie Katzen. In these pages she speaks directly to children through 65 fully kid-tested, illustrated recipes that require only a little adult assistance. It's not just a cookbook full of yummy recipes--it also gives young cooks, ages eight and up, a chance to practice reading, math, and logic skills. And think of the sense of accomplishment they will feel as they grow into creative, confident chefs.

Praise For Honest Pretzels: And 64 Other Amazing Recipes for Cooks Ages 8 & Up

2000 ALA Notable Children's Book

Children's Literature Choice List 2000

Review, School Library Journal:
"The author's intent is that children participate in the cooking process; enjoy their accomplishments; and learn bits of math, science, and something about cooperation along the way. The nourishing recipes are clearly presented in an encouraging tone..."

Review, Curious Parents, June 1, 2010:
"Filled with healthy dishes that appeal to kids."

Tricycle Press, 9781582463056, 192pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2009

About the Author

Mollie Katzen is the creator of many best-selling cookbooks, including the original, revolutionary Moosewood Cookbook as well as Pretend Soup and Salad People, cookbooks for preschoolers and up. About Pretend Soup, the New York Times said: "Many cookbook critics and teachers still regard it as the gold standard for children's cookbooks."