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Kid-Friendly Books Exploring Fun with Food

Posted over 2 years ago by Heather W

Keep kids busy this summer and beyond with these kid-friendly books exploring fun with food!

Cooking / Experimenting with Food

What's on Your Plate? : Exploring the World of Food – Whitney Stewart

What's on Your Plate? : Exploring the World of Food – Whitney Stewart

It’s a big, tasty world out there! "What’s on Your Plate?" takes kids on an illustrated tour through the cuisines of 14 countries to see how people internationally prepare, eat, and think about food. For each cuisine, there’s an overview of the country and its native foods, pronunciations and descriptions of popular dishes, an easy recipe, and an illustrated crop map. These fun elements will excite young foodies!

National Geographic Kids Cookbook : A Year-Round Fun Food Adventure by Barton Seaver

National geographic kids cookbook : a year-round fun food adventure / Barton Seaver

For each month of the year discover recipes for fun, new dishes and twists on old favorites, weird-but-true food facts, profiles on "foodie " people, plus activities and challenges you can do by yourself or with friends.

Kids Cook! : 100+ Super-Easy, Delicious Recipes by Good Housekeeping

Kids cook! : 100+ super-easy, delicious recipes / Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping has created the perfect cookbook for kids of all ages eager to step in the kitchen. It features more than 100 delicious, fail-safe recipes from burgers and pizzas to salads and cookies accompanied by tempting photographs and basic kitchen and cooking how-tos.

Edible Science : Experiments You Can Eat by Jodi Wheeler-Toppen

Edible science : experiments you can eat / Jodi Wheeler-Toppen with Carol Tennant

Grab a beaker, pick up your whisk, and get ready to cook up some solid science. Using food as our tools (or ingredients!) curious kids become saucy scientists that measure, weigh, combine, and craft their way through the kitchen.

American Girl Cooking : Recipes for Delicious Snacks, Meals & More - photography by Nicole Hill Gerulat

American Girl cooking : recipes for delicious snacks, meals & more / photography by Nicole Hill Gerulat

A perfect cookbook for the aspiring chef and American Girl fan is overflowing with easy-to-follow recipes for any occasion and also serves as a cooking coach for making tasty and nutritious snacks, soups, salads, main dishes and more to share with friends and family.

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Huebner Collection

Read the books and then see the original artwork in person! This is a small sample of books represented in the Huebner Collection.