Category Archives: food

Winner Wednesday: “The Watermelon Seed”

The Watermelon Seed, written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli, is the 2014 Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Winner, and it is no wonder why. The fun and colorful cover immediately drew me in, and the cover under the jacket did not disappoint either. Upon opening the book, it is as if the reader is actually going inside of […] Continue reading

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Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix

by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June Jo Lee, illustrated by Man One Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix is a kid-friendly biography of Roy Choi, a famous food truck chef who was born in Seoul, South Korea. The book recounts how Roy and his family moved to Los Angeles when he was two […] Continue reading

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Marvelous New Picture Books: A Perfectly Messed-Up Story

Written and Illustrated by Patrick McDonnell Patrick McDonnell is a comic strip illustrator, famous for his series MUTTS. He has also written several other picture books, including the New York Times best-seller The Monsters’ Monster and Me…Jane, which received a Caldecott Honor. A Perfectly Messed-Up Story is the tale of Louie, who is happy until things start to go wrong in the […] Continue reading

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