Bee-Bim Bop!
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Bee-Bim Bop!

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Bee-bim bop (the name translates as mix-mix riceÂ) is a traditional Korean dish of rice topped, and then mixed, with meat and vegetables. In bouncy rhyming text, a hungry child tells about helping her mother make bee-bim bop: shopping, preparing ingredients, setting the table, and finally sitting down with her family to enjoy a favorite meal. The energy and enthusiasm of the young narrator are conveyed in the whimsical illustrations, which bring details from the artistÂs childhood in Korea to his depiction of a modern Korean American family. Even young readers who arenÂt familiar with the dish will recognize the pride that comes from helping Mama, the fun of mixing ingredients together in a bowl, and the pleasure of sharing delicious food. Includes authorÂs own recipe.show more

Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 31 pages
  • 238.76 x 251.46 x 5.08mm | 816.46g
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • CLARION BOOKS
  • New York, NY, China
  • English
  • 0618265112
  • 9780618265114
  • 379,360

Review quote

"Bouncy rhymes . . . and loving depictions of the joys of being mom's sous-chef . . . unabashedly happy and . . . catchy." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Publishers Weekly "Bouncy-rhyming . . . vivacity and charm . . . from a child's-eye point of view" KIRKUS REVIEWS Kirkus Reviews "Park captures the exciting rush of dinnertime preparations...Lee's watercolors extend the flurry of activity, humor, and delight." BOOKLIST Booklist, ALA "Expressive, child's-eye watercolors get in on all the activity...in this celebration of a well-loved cultural dish." HORN BOOK GUIDE Horn Book Guideshow more

Rating details

724 ratings
4.12 out of 5 stars
5 38% (273)
4 41% (295)
3 19% (134)
2 2% (17)
1 1% (5)
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