Children's Books About Food

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Jamberry
1.  Jamberry by Bruce Degen
The list author says:
  "An exuberant book in which a little boy and a bear dance and slide around Berryland.  With silly, musical rhymes."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (284 customer reviews)

The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza)
2.  The Little Red Hen (Makes a Pizza) by Philemon Sturges
The list author says:
  "A modern retelling of the classic.  This time the Little Red Hen's friends get to eat the pizza, and they kindly help with the dishes."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
3.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "Eric Carle's distinctive illustrations show us a caterpillar eating his way through all kinds of food: pears, plums, cherry pie.  He ends up with a stomachache but still emerges a beautiful butterfly."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,795 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Blueberries for Sal
4.  Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
The list author says:
  "Little Sal heads up Blueberry Hill to pick with her mother at the same time Little Bear goes picking with his mother.  Each follows along, but soon realize they have followed the wrong mother."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (228 customer reviews)

The Carrot Seed Board Book
5.  The Carrot Seed Board Book by Ruth Krauss
The list author says:
  "A simple classic about a little boy's calm persistence and faith that his carrot seed will come up."
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

Ice Cream Larry
6.  Ice Cream Larry by Daniel Pinkwater
The list author says:
  "There is plenty for children AND adults in this dryly funny tale of a savvy talking polar bear, Larry, who sleeps in the walk-in freezer at the ice cream shop and eats "1/8 of a ton" of ice cream."
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I Have an Olive Tree
7.  I Have an Olive Tree by Eve Bunting
The list author says:
  "This visually striking book tells the bittersweet story of an American girl whose grandfather gives her an olive tree that still grows in his native Greece."
$14.58   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

In My Momma's Kitchen
8.  In My Momma's Kitchen by Jerdine Nolen
The list author says:
  "Aunts come together to cook, Janie the cat gets into trouble, Daddy makes corn pudding, and Great Aunt Caroline is a surprise.  This book shows children the kitchen is the warm heart of family life."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Jody's Beans: Read and Wonder
9.  Jody's Beans: Read and Wonder by Malachy Doyle
The list author says:
  "A girl and her grandfather plant scarlet runner beans in the spring, watch them flower and grow, harvest, cook and eat them in the summer, and save seeds in the fall for next year."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Monsieur Saguette and His Baguette
10.  Monsieur Saguette and His Baguette by Frank Asch
The list author says:
  "Monsieur Saguette makes carrot soup for lunch only to discover he has no bread.  He is off to the bakery, and on the way home he and his baguette become the heroes of some unlikely adventures."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Pickin' Peas
11.  Pickin' Peas by Margaret Read MacDonald
The list author says:
  "In this retelling of a Southern folktake, a little girl and a rabbit struggle for power in the pea patch."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Pumpkin Soup
12.  Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper
The list author says:
  "The tale of three friends, a bagpiping cat, a squirrel with a banjo, and a small singing duck, who live together in a cabin deep in the woods and make pumpkin soup."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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The Popcorn Book
13.  The Popcorn Book by Tomie dePaola
The list author says:
  "Two brothers, Tony and Tiny, teach us all about the history and uses of popcorn."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Strega Nona
14.  Strega Nona by Tomie dePaola
The list author says:
  "Strega Nona (or Grandma Witch) lives in Calabria, Italy and has a magic pasta pot keeping her well fed.  When she leaves her assistant, Big Anthony, in charge for the day, hilarious chaos ensues."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (204 customer reviews)

Thanksgiving Is Here!
15.  Thanksgiving Is Here! by Diane Goode
The list author says:
  "Watch Thanksgiving day unfold for a large family, all piled into Grandma's inviting house, in busy pictures that include funny subplots--a lost dog, a mystery gift, an argument, a romance."
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Too Many Pumpkins
16.  Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White
The list author says:
  "Rebecca Estelle is an enthusiastic gardener but hates pumpkins.  Then a pumpkin accidentally falls off a truck and into her yard."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

The Tortilla Factory
17.  The Tortilla Factory by Gary Paulsen
The list author says:
  "Spare, repetitive words and fuzzy-beautiful illustrations tell the story of how corn is planted, grown, harvested and made into tortillas through the seasons."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Ugly Vegetables
18.  The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin
The list author says:
  "The story of a girl embarrassed that her mother grows Chinese vegetables while the neighbors grow beautiful flowers.  When her mother makes soup with her vegetables, all the neighbors come to enjoy it"
$7.95   Used & New from: $0.22
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Fanny at Chez Panisse: A Child's Restaurant Adventures with 46 Recipes
19.  Fanny at Chez Panisse: A Child's Restaurant Adventures with 46 Recipes by Alice Waters
The list author says:
  "Fanny, the author's daughter, tells us what it is like growing up in her mother's restaurant among the pots, pans, waiters, patrons and an obsessive bread baker."
$16.65   Used & New from: $1.82
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

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