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unofficial narnia cookbook CookeryBucholz, Dinah The Unofficial Narnia Cookbook: From Turkish Delight to Gooseberry Fool — Over 150 Recipes Inspired by the Chronicles of Narnia
Gr. 46   231 pp. Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky

Inspired by the bountiful references and descriptions of food and eating in C. S. Lewis’s Chronicles of Narnia, recipes range from simple toast to fried trout. Grouped by meal, the last chapter features directions for an elaborate, multi-course feast for the adventurous. Though not all recipes may whet contemporary children’s appetites, references to the Narnia books will delight young Lewis fans. Bib., ind.
Subjects: Cookery and nutrition; Lewis, C. S.; Food

healthy eating CookeryHead, Honor Healthy Eating
Gr. K–3   32 pp. Sea to Sea

Let’s Read and Talk About… series. Each double-page spread poses a main question about nutrition, which is answered with several more targeted questions and simple responses. Full-color photos on each page show active kids and healthy, appealing foods. Boxes suggest activities and topics for discussion. Subjects are basic and appropriate for the audience; the tone is upbeat and encourages personal responsibility. Glos., ind.
Subjects: Cookery and nutrition; Food

delicious vegetarian main dishes CookeryLarson, Jennifer S. Delicious Vegetarian Main Dishes
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. Millbrook

Larson, Jennifer S. Meaty Main Dishes
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. Millbrook

Larson, Jennifer S. Perfect Pizza Recipes
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. Millbrook

Larson, Jennifer S. Super Pasta and Rice Dishes
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. Millbrook

Larson, Jennifer S. Tasty Sandwiches
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. Millbrook

Larson, Jennifer S. Yummy Soup and Salad Recipes
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. Millbrook

Photographs by Brie Cohen. You’re the Chef series. Child-friendly recipes containing familiar ingredients in six food categories — with the occasional addition of more exotic, potentially horizon-expanding ingredients (e.g., curry, cilantro) — involve cautious vegetable chopping and can opening, stir-frying, mixing, assembling, etc.; the repetitiveness of the directions aids clarity. Each useful, attractive book begins with safety tips, tools, and techniques. Reading list, websites. Glos.
Subjects: Cookery and nutrition; Food

cool dairy free recipes CookeryTuminelly, Nancy Cool Dairy-Free Recipes: Delicious & Fun Foods Without Dairy
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. ABDO

Tuminelly, Nancy Cool Meat-Free Recipes: Delicious & Fun Foods Without Meat
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. ABDO

Tuminelly, Nancy Cool Nut-Free Recipes: Delicious & Fun Foods Without Nuts
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. ABDO

Tuminelly, Nancy Cool Raw Food Recipes: Delicious & Fun Foods Without Cooking
Gr. 4–6   32 pp. ABDO

Checkerboard How-to Library: Cool Recipes for Your Health series. Each book provides a brief description of how to follow a diet omitting certain foods (or preparations), followed by lengthy picture lists of ingredients, cooking tools, and cooking terms; eight kid-friendly recipes with easy-to-follow steps, such as “Bite-Size Pizza Pinwheels” and “Banana Brownie-Wowies,” may encourage young readers with food sensitivities or allergies to become participants in their meal preparation. Glos., ind.
Subjects: Cookery and nutrition

andrew zimmerns bizarre world of food CookeryZimmern, Andrew Andrew Zimmern’s Bizarre World of Food: Brains, Bugs, & Blood Sausage
Gr. 46, middle school   191 pp. Delacorte

As in his television series, Zimmern takes readers in search of the freshest, tastiest, and most exotic morsels worldwide, whether ordinary-seeming (pork, lobster) or unusual (tarantula, roasted bat). Each chapter deals with a different locale, culture, and local cuisine in a succinct first-person narrative. The book’s content may repulse some readers; others will be fascinated. An eight-page color photo insert is included.
Subjects: Cookery and nutrition; Food

From the November 2013 issue of Nonfiction Notes from the Horn Book.

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