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Pretend Soup : And Other Real Recipes

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The classic kids' cookbook with easy recipes for healthy, fun, and delicious food. Mollie Katzen, renowned author of The Moosewood Cookbook, and educator Ann Henderson bring the grown-up world of real cooking to a child's level. Children as young as three years old and as old as eight become head chef while an adult serves as guide and helper. Extensively classroom- and home-tested, these recipes are designed to inspire an early appreciation for creative, wholesome food. Whimsical watercolor critters and pictorial versions of each recipe will help the young cook understand and delight in the process. Just consider all that can be explored in the kitchen: counting, reading readiness, science awareness, self-confidence, patience, and, importantly, food literacy. Pizza, after all, does not come "from a telephone." You and your child can have great fun finding this out!show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 205.74 x 254 x 15.24mm | 612.35g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • TEN SPEED PRESS
  • Berkeley, United States
  • English
  • col
  • 1883672066
  • 9781883672065
  • 42,132

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Smell it! It s gonna be delicious! Kate Be careful because this might be too yummy for me to eat! Theo More please! I really liked it. Andrew Play Points: 5 (out of 5). A delectable starter! --"Nick Jr. Magazine " This is the best book to date on cooking with preschoolers. --"Scholastic Parent & Child " A winner! --"School Library Journal" You can toss a coin whether to give this charming cookbook, for preschoolers and up, to your favorite kid or to a food-loving adult who deals with children. --"San Francisco Chronicle ""show more

About Mollie Katzen

ANN HENDERSON is a credentialed early childhood education specialist and is co-director of the Child Education Center in Berkeley, California. MOLLIE KATZEN is a cookbook author and artist who has profoundly shaped the way America eats. Mollie is a consultant and cocreator of Harvard's groundbreaking Food Literacy Project. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.show more

Rating details

391 ratings
4.24 out of 5 stars
5 48% (188)
4 32% (127)
3 16% (61)
2 4% (14)
1 0% (1)

Our customer reviews

What makes this book so wonderful is not the recipes themselves, which are good but not that surprising. It is the way it helps you to let your child cook, starting as young an age as three years. All recipes have four pages. Two adult pages, which tell you as an adult what your task is in this recipe (everything involving sharp knives or heat), the tools you need, handy hints on how to let a really young kid break an egg, or pour milk without getting it all over the kitchen, etc... And two kids pages, which tell your kids, in pictograms, what they should do to make the recipe. These pictograms do make it much easier for kids to follow the recipe. Cooking from this book is fun, and it really can change your frame of mind about what children can do in the kitchen.show more
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