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How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (Dragonfly Books) by [Marjorie Priceman]

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How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World (Dragonfly Books) Kindle Edition

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Length: 40 pages Age Level: 3 - 7 Grade Level: P - 2
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A yen to bake sends a girl on a worldwide shopping spree to gather ingredients for that favorite all-American treat, apple pie. Priceman ( The Tiny, Tiny Boy and the Big, Big Cow ) is a master of whimsy (the chicken chosen to lay the eggs, for example, falls to earth in a parachute). Energetic watercolors radiate an offbeat nostalgia; although they're not moored in any particular period, they contain an appealing jumble of details, from Edwardian (an antique pram; turn-of-the-century millinery) through the present day (a yellow school bus). Priceman addresses her audience directly, an astute device that draws readers in and lets them accompany the pinafore-clad, Madeleine-esque cook on her travels, from the Italian countryside (she's there for the semolina wheat) to Sri Lanka (for cinnamon, from the bark of the kurundu tree) to Jamaica (for the sugar cane) and home via Vermont (the apples, of course). At last, the pie is baked and feasted upon by the girl and all the friends she has made on her travels. For those inevitably salivating by the final page, a recipe is included. Ages 4-8.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Marjorie Priceman is the author-illustrator of How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World and Emeline at the Circus, as well as the illustrator of Cold Snap (written by Eileen Spinelli) and Paris in the Spring with Picasso (by Joan Yolleck). She has received two Caldecott Honors for Hot Air!The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride and Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss. She lives in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • File Size : 46758 KB
  • Publisher : Dragonfly Books (May 28, 2014)
  • Publication Date : May 28, 2014
  • Print Length : 40 pages
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  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B00KAFU8M0
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  • Customer Reviews:
    4.8 out of 5 stars 331 ratings