For the Foodie

Hot Pot Night! By Vincent Chen, Vincent Chen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vincent Chen, Vincent Chen (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781623541200
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Published: Charlesbridge - September 8th, 2020

Hot pot, hot pot!
Hits the right spot!


What's for dinner? A Taiwanese American child brings his diverse neighbors together to make a tasty communal meal. Together, they cook up a steaming family dinner that celebrates community, cooperation, and culture. Includes a family recipe for hot pot!


Kids Can Cook Vegetarian: Meat-Free Recipes for Budding Chefs By Button Books, Esther Coombs (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Button Books, Esther Coombs (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781787081192
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Published: Button Books - August 9th, 2022

Kids Can Cook Vegetarian is a beautifully illustrated cookbook for budding
chefs, containing more than 30 vegetarian recipes.


Noodles, Please! (A to Z Foods of the World) By Cheryl Yau Chepusova, Rebecca Hollingsworth (Illustrator) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781951412364
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Published: The Collective Book Studio - April 5th, 2022

An alphabetical collection of noodle dishes from 19 countries around the globe, complete with vibrant illustrations, tasty descriptions, country of origin, and name in each native language.

"Celebrating the versatility, popularity, and ubiquity of noodles, this board book gives hungry readers a delicious tour of pasta dishes from a variety of cultures and countries." —Kir


Kalamata's Kitchen By Sarah Thomas, Derek Wallace (Created by), Jo Kosmides Edwards (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Thomas, Derek Wallace (Created by), Jo Kosmides Edwards (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593307915
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 20th, 2021

Dora the Explorer meets No Reservations in this delicious picture book debut! Follow Kalamata and her alligator sidekick on the first of many exciting food adventures in a charming story about facing fears and overcoming back-to-school jitters.


Kids Cook Dinner: 23 Healthy, Budget-Friendly Meals from the Best-Selling Cooking Class Series By Deanna F. Cook Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781635864632
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - August 30th, 2022

It's kids' cooking night—and they’re in charge of making dinner! This selection of 25 easy, budget-friendly dinner recipes from the best-selling Cooking Class series teaches kids how to make tasty, healthy meals with easy-to-follow step-by-step photos.


Watercress By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Andrea Wang, Jason Chin (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823446247
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 30th, 2021

Caldecott Medal Winner
Newbery Honor Book
APALA Award Winner

A story about the power of sharing memories—including the painful ones—and the way our heritage stays with and shapes us, even when we don’t see it. 


New England Book Award Winner
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of the Year


Dinner on Domingos By Alexandra Katona, Claudia Navarro (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alexandra Katona, Claudia Navarro (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781646862931
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Published: Barefoot Books - November 16th, 2021

"This magical home turns a normal Sunday into domingo: the best day of the week." Warm memories wash over a first-generation Latinx American girl as she experiences a typical Sunday night dinner at her Abuelita's house.


Kalamata's Kitchen: Taste Buds in Harmony By Sarah Thomas, Derek Wallace (Created by), Jo Kosmides Edwards (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah Thomas, Derek Wallace (Created by), Jo Kosmides Edwards (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593307953
Availability: Backordered at our distributor but we can check availability from the publisher.
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 28th, 2022

Kalamata and her alligator sidekick Al Dente are back in a brand-new adventure! Join them and their friend Kyo as they discover how different ideas and ingredients can create magic when mixed together!

This charming picture book champions teamwork, harmony, and creativity, and reminds us that sometimes the answers we're looking for can be found in unexpected places.


Niki Nakayama: A Chef's Tale in 13 Bites By Debbi Michiko Florence, Jamie Michalak, Yuko Jones (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374313876
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 14th, 2021

Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award Nominee!

Niki Nakayama: A Chef's Tale in 13 Bites
is a picture book biography that tells the story of the powerhouse female Japanese-American chef and her rise to fame


Bake Up! Kids Cookbook: Go from Beginner to Pro with Recipes and Essential Techniques By Nicole Hendizadeh Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593196847
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Published: Z Kids - November 24th, 2020

The perfect gift for kids ages 6-12

A sweet and savory cookbook that grows with your child's baking skills, including step-by-step instructions and photographs for every recipe!


Super Simple Baking for Kids: Learn to Bake with over 55 Easy Recipes for Cookies, Muffins, Cupcakes and More! (Super Simple Kids Cookbooks) By Charity Mathews Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781641523196
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Published: Rockridge Press - March 19th, 2019

55+ super simple recipes to build kids' confidence in the kitchen—a kids' baking book for ages 6-12

Learning to bake should be as easy and fun as enjoying the final product. Super Simple Baking for Kids gives kids a taste for kitchen independence (and delicious food!).


Dynamite Kids Cooking School: Delicious Recipes That Teach All the Skills You Need: A Cookbook By Dana Bowen, Sara Kate Gillingham Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593138458
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Published: Clarkson Potter - October 25th, 2022

Delicious recipes and lessons from The Dynamite Shop, the premier cooking school for young cooks, from beginners to budding chefs.

IACP AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF THE BEST COOKBOOKS OF THE YEAR: The New York Times


The Complete DIY Cookbook for Young Chefs: 100+ Simple Recipes for Making Absolutely Everything from Scratch (Young Chefs Series) By America's Test Kitchen Kids (Editor) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781948703246
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Published: America's Test Kitchen Kids - October 13th, 2020

Now is the time for kids to make EVERYTHING from scratch. This is the third book in the NY Times Bestselling Cookbook series for Young Chefs and will inspire kids to make everything from ketchup to crackers... themselves.


The Vegetarian Cookbook for Kids: Easy, Skill-Building Recipes for Young Chefs By Jamaica Stevens Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781648769382
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Published: Rockridge Press - June 8th, 2021

Discover the joy of vegetarian cooking with this kids cookbook for ages 8 to 12

Packed with vibrant colors and fresh flavors from a wide variety of veggies and fruits, vegetarian cuisine is naturally kid-friendly. Now young chefs can whip up tasty meatless meals on their own with The Vegetarian Cookbook for Kids.


Kid Chef Every Day: The Easy Cookbook for Foodie Kids By Colleen Kennedy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781641522229
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Published: Rockridge Press - December 18th, 2018

Empower budding chefs ages 8 to 12 to be confident in the kitchen

For a foodie kid, few things are more satisfying than cooking up their favorite dish all by themselves. Give young chefs ages 8-12 the confidence they need to walk into the kitchen anytime, tie on an apron, and create a meal just the way they like it!


Kid Chef Bakes: The Kids Cookbook for Aspiring Bakers By Lisa Huff Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781623159429
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Published: Rockridge Press - October 31st, 2017

Simple recipes that teach kids ages 8 to 13 the core skills they need to bake

Introduce young chefs to the amazing world of baking with this cookbook for kids.


Krista Kim-Bap By Angela Ahn Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9781772600636
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Published: Second Story Press - April 3rd, 2018

Krista and Jason have been best friends since preschool. It never mattered that he was a boy with reddish-brown hair and she was the "Korean girl" at school. Now in fifth grade, everyone in their class is preparing their Heritage Month projects. Jason has always loved Krista's Korean family, and particularly their cooking, but Krista is conflicted about being her school's "Korean Ambassador".


Kid's Kitchen By Fiona Bird, Roberta Arenson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Fiona Bird, Roberta Arenson (Illustrator)
Not available.
ISBN: 9781782851950
Availability: Out of print.
Published: Barefoot Books - April 30th, 2015

Our Little Kitchen By Jillian Tamaki Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419746567
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 4th, 2022

A lively celebration of food and community from Caldecott honoree Jillian Tamaki, this lively, rousing board book tells the story of a crew of resourceful neighbors who come together to prepare a meal for their community.

Eisner Award Winner for Best Publication for Early Readers

“Visually brilliant. . . .


Kids Can Bake: Recipes for Budding Bakers By Esther Coombs (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Esther Coombs (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781787081093
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Published: Button Books - October 5th, 2021

Measuring Up By Lily LaMotte, Ann Xu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lily LaMotte, Ann Xu (Illustrator)
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062973863
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Published: HarperAlley - October 27th, 2020

An ALA Top 10 Graphic Novel of 2021 · A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection · Fall 2020 Kids Indie Next List · Featured in Today Show’s AAPI Heritage Month List · Amazon Best Books November Selection · Cybils Awards Finalist · An NBC AAPI Selection · Featured in Parents Magazine Book Nook October issue · A CBC Hot off the Press October Selection


The Winner Is . . . (Next Best Junior Chef #3) By Charise Mericle Harper, Aurélie Blard-Quintard (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781328559029
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Published: Clarion Books - March 19th, 2019

The thrilling final episode in the zesty series for fans of kids' cooking competitions. It's the season finale and only two contestants remain.


The Complete Cookbook for Teen Chefs: 70+ Teen-Tested and Teen-Approved Recipes to Cook, Eat and Share By America's Test Kitchen Kids Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781948703956
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Published: America's Test Kitchen Kids - March 1st, 2022

For the first time ever, America’s Test Kitchen Kids is bringing their rigorous testing, kitchen knowhow, and hands-on learning to teenagers in the kitchen. Fiercely independent and searching for culinary adventure, teen chefs are ready for exciting, global recipes made to share with friends and family—with the support of fundamental kitchen techniques and approachable instruction.


Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781454946236
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Published: Union Square Kids - July 26th, 2022

A thoroughly delicious rhyming story about the funniest food fight ever--perfect for fans of The Food Group series--now in paperback edition.


The Great Caper Caper: Volume 5 (Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast) By Josh Funk, Brendan Kearney Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454943631
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Published: Union Square Kids - November 15th, 2022

In the fifth adventure of the Lady Pancake and Sir French Toast series, our delectable rhyming friends find their home covered in darkness and embark on a Las Veggies heist--perfect for fans of The Food Group series.


Kitchen Science: 30 Awesome Stem Experiments to Try at Home By Laura Minter, Tia Williams Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781787081222
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Published: Button Books - August 9th, 2022

Kitchen Science is a collection of 30 STEM-themed activities for children, making use of everyday materials found in the kitchen.


Our Food: A Healthy Serving of Science and Poems By Grace Lin, Ranida T. McKneally, Grace Zong (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781580895910
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 7th, 2018

Award-winning author Grace Lin joins science writer Ranida T. McKneally to get kids talking about the science of food, the five food groups, and what a healthy meal looks like.


Dim Sum for Everyone! By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440417705
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 14th, 2003

In English, dim sum means “little hearts,” or “touches the heart,” but to this young girl, dim sum means delicious. On a visit to a bustling dim sum restaurant, a family picks their favorite little dishes from the steaming trolleys filled with dumplings, cakes, buns, and tarts.


Tofu Takes Time By Helen H. Wu, Julie Jarema (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Helen H. Wu, Julie Jarema (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781506480350
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Published: Beaming Books - April 19th, 2022

All good things--and foods--take time, as Lin learns in this beautifully illustrated story about patience, family, and a good home-cooked meal.


Dad Bakes By Katie Yamasaki Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324015413
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Published: Norton Young Readers - October 26th, 2021

Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of 2021

Publishers Weekly Best Children's Book of 2021

An Amazon Best Children's Book of 2021

A New York Public Library Best Book of 2021


Eating the Alphabet: Fruits & Vegetables from A to Z By Lois Ehlert, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lois Ehlert, Lois Ehlert (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780152244361
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Published: Clarion Books - August 27th, 1993

A vibrant and sturdy word book starring fruits and vegetables from around the world from Caldecott Honor–winning author-illustrator Lois Ehlert. Features upper- and lowercase letters for preschoolers just learning language.


Strega Nona, Her Story By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tomie dePaola, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780698118140
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Published: Puffin Books - September 11th, 2000

Tomie dePaola serves as "biographer" to his delightful Italian sorceress, Strega Nona, in this beautifully drawn prequel. The tale begins with little Nona's birth on a dark and stormy night, and ends where the original Strega Nona picks up-with Strega Nona taking on the bumbling, knock-kneed Big Anthony as an apprentice.


Community Soup By Alma Fullerton, Alma Fullerton (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Alma Fullerton, Alma Fullerton (Illustrator)
$11.95
ISBN: 9781772780703
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Published: Pajama Press - January 4th, 2019

In a garden outside a Kenyan schoolhouse, teachers and students are gathering their vegetables for soup. But all Kioni brought today were her troublesome goats. How can they contribute?


Green Green: A Community Gardening Story By Marie Lamba, Baldev Lamba, Sonia Sanchez (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250858535
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Published: Square Fish - December 6th, 2022

From authors Marie and Baldev Lamba comes Green Green, a charming, rhyming picture book about a city's green space growing and changing, with illustrations from Eisner Award-winner, Sonia Sanchez.


No Kimchi For Me! (Yoomi, Friends, and Family) By Aram Kim Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780823444366
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Published: Holiday House - March 23rd, 2020

Yoomi loves Grandma's cooking—except for stinky, spicy kimchi, the pickled cabbage condiment served at Korean meals.
 


Too Many Tamales By Gary Soto, Ed Martinez (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gary Soto, Ed Martinez (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780698114128
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Published: Puffin Books - August 8th, 1996

This modern classic celebrates the tradition of tamales and family bonding at Christmas.


Fry Bread: A Native American Family Story By Kevin Noble Maillard, Juana Martinez-Neal (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626727465
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - October 22nd, 2019

Winner of the 2020 Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A 2020 American Indian Youth Literature Picture Book Honor Winner

“A wonderful and sweet book . . . Lovely stuff.” —The New York Times Book Review


Dim Sum, Here We Come! By Maple Lam, Maple Lam (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maple Lam, Maple Lam (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062396983
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Published: HarperCollins - January 3rd, 2023

From author-illustrator Maple Lam comes a new picture book about a Chinese American girl and her younger sister as they attend their weekly dim sum family gathering. A celebration of the traditional Chinese customs passed on from generation to generation: togetherness, love, family—and FOOD! 


A Big Mooncake for Little Star (Caldecott Honor Book) By Grace Lin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316404488
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - August 28th, 2018

A gorgeous picture book that tells a whimsical origin story of the phases of the moon, from award-winning, bestselling author-illustrator Grace Lin
Pat, pat, pat...
Little Star's soft feet tiptoed to the Big Mooncake.


Abuelita and I Make Flan By Adriana Hernández Bergstrom, Adriana Hernández Bergstrom (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781623542658
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Published: Charlesbridge - August 9th, 2022

Anita loves to bake with her abuela, especially when they are using her grandmother’s special recipes for Cuban desserts like flan!


Linh's Rooftop Garden (Where In the Garden? #4) By JaNay Brown-Wood, Samara Hardy (Illustrator) Cover Image
By JaNay Brown-Wood, Samara Hardy (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781682631683
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Published: Peachtree - March 21st, 2023

Linh searches for blueberries in her rooftop garden in this vibrant exploration of gardening and healthy eating, from the Where in the Garden? series.


Soul Food Sunday By Winsome Bingham, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Winsome Bingham, C. G. Esperanza (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419747717
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 16th, 2021

Granny teaches her grandson to cook the family meal in author Winsome Bingham and illustrator C. G.


Matilda Makes Matzah Balls By Rhonda Cohen, Francesca Galmozzi (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Rhonda Cohen, Francesca Galmozzi (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681156163
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Published: Apples & Honey Press - March 7th, 2023

" (A) child's enthusiasm and her grandmother's unconditional love and acceptance shine through in this tale of culinary traditions. Whether or not readers are familiar with matzah ball soup, they will connect with this family's loving preparation of traditional foods. Tender, warmhearted, and delightful." --Kirkus Reviews



Ready for Spaghetti: Funny Poems for Funny Kids By Michael Rosen, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Rosen, Polly Dunbar (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536224979
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Published: Candlewick - October 25th, 2022

Former British Children's Laureate Michael Rosen and award-winning artist Polly Dunbar join forces for thirty-two irresistible rhymes that revel in toddlers’ everyday lives.

Will you getti the spaghetti?
Don’t say, “Not yetti spaghetti!”
I’m all setti for spaghetti.


My Baba's Garden By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jordan Scott, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823450831
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Published: Neal Porter Books - March 7th, 2023

The bond between a child and his grandmother grows as they tend her garden together.


¡Vamos! Let’s Go Eat (World of ¡Vamos!) By Raúl the Third, Raúl the Third (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Raúl the Third, Raúl the Third (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328557049
Availability: Likely on our shelves now
Published: Versify - March 24th, 2020

Winner of the Pura Belpré Medal!


May Your Life Be Deliciosa By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michael Genhart, Loris Lora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781951836221
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 14th, 2021

A delicious and fortifying picture book inspired by award-winning author Michael Genhart’s family and illustrated by Loris Lora, May Your Life Be Deliciosa features the Mexican tradition of holiday tamale-making.

A Pura Belpré Award Illustrator Honor Book

“What is the recipe?” I ask.
Abuela laughs.