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Cook up a tasty treat or just enjoy a tasty read!

Cookbooks for Kids

Tasty Reads

Tasty Media

 

Cookbooks for Kids

The children's step by step cookbook / by Angela Wilkes.
Y 641.5 WIL
More than fifty easy-to-follow recipes for young chefs teach basic cooking skills and safety tips, with color photographs of ingredients, utensils, and cooking techniques.

Breakfast blast
Y 641.52 KAL
Explores why and how to have a delicious and healthy breakfast through nutrition facts and easy recipes for nourishing foods.

Lunch munch
Y 641.53 KAL
Explores why and how to have a delicious and healthy lunch through nutrition facts and easy recipes for nourishing foods.

Super snacks
Y 641.53 KAL
Explores why and how to have delicious and healthy snacks through nutrition facts and easy recipes for nourishing foods.

ChopChop : the kids' guide to cooking real food with your family / Sally Sampson ; photographs by Carl Tremblay.
P 641.597 SAM
Provides simple instructions for healthy and delicious meals that can be prepared together by family members of every age, including recipes for French toast, frittatas, curried tofu fingers, frozen yogurt, and mango lassis.
 

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Tasty Reads!

I eat a rainbow
Y 613.2 KAL
By introducing young readers to the colors of foods, the children also learn about healthy eating. Eating fruits and vegetables in as many colors of the rainbow as possible every day, helps us get all the important vitamins and nutrients we need to stay healthy.

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs
YEF BAR
Life is delicious in the town of Chewandswallow where it rains soup and juice, snows mashed potatoes, and blows storms of hamburgers--until the weather takes a turn for the worse.

Making minestrone
YEF BLA
A lively group of children pick the ingredients to make soup from their garden.

Delicious
YEF COO
There are no ripe pumpkins for Cat, Squirrel or Duck to make their favorite soup. Duck refuses to eat all their experiments until Cat and Squirrel find a way to trick him.

Pumpkin soup - Español!
YEF COO
The Cat and the Squirrel come to blows with the Duck in arguing about who will perform what duty in preparing their pumpkin soup, and they almost lose the Duck's friendship when he decides to leave them.

Growing vegetable soup
YEF EHL
A father and child grow vegetables and then make them into a soup.

Lunch
YEF FLE
A very hungry mouse eats a large lunch comprised of colorful foods.

Oliver's vegetables
YEF FRE
While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes.

Soup day
YEF IWA
 A mother and child spend a snowy day together buying and preparing vegetables, assembling ingredients, and playing while their big pot of soup bubbles on the stove.

Betty Bunny loves chocolate cake
YEF KAP
From her first bite, young Betty Bunny likes chocolate cake so much that she claims she will marry it one day, and she has trouble learning to wait patiently until she can have her next taste.

Even aliens need snacks / Matthew McElligott.
YEF MCE
"Creating snacks that make most humans queasy, a young chef finds a new clientele-- aliens"-- Provided by publisher.

Finn cooks
YEF MUL
Finn dislikes the healthy food his mother makes, but when she agrees to let him shop and cook for one day, his breakfast of candy, doughnuts, and cheese puffs makes him feel sick.

Mouse went out to get a snack
YEF MCC
A hungry mouse finds a tableful of delectable morsels in quantities which illustrate counting from one to ten.

Wild boars cook
YEF ROS
Besides being naughty, greedy, stinky, and rude, wild boars Boris, Morris, Horace, and Doris are also very hungry and luckily Doris finds the perfect recipe for them to make.

Brownie & Pearl grab a bite
YEF RYL
A little girl and her cat enjoy their lunch of cheese, apples, crackers, and milk in different ways.

What's for lunch?
YEF SCH
A series of animals almost interrupt Sidney the mouse's plans for lunch.

Cook-a-doodle-doo!
YEF STE
With the questionable help of his friends, Big Brown Rooster manages to bake a strawberry shortcake which would have pleased his great-grandmother, Little Red Hen.

The greatest potatoes
YEF STO
In an effort to serve the perfect fried potato dish to the famous but fussy Cornelius Vanderbilt at the Moon's Lake Lodge House Restaurant in 1853, fry cook George Crum invents the potato chip. Based on true events.

Bunny cakes
YEF WEL
Max makes an earthworm cake for Grandma's birthday and helps Ruby with her angel surprise cake. At the store, the grocer can't read all of the shopping list, until Max solves the problem by drawing a picture.

Yoko
YEF WEL
When Yoko brings sushi to school for lunch, her classmates make fun of what she eats--until one of them tries it for himself.

Bear wants more
YEF WIL
When spring comes, Bear wakes up very hungry and is treated to great food by his friends.

Mr. Putter & Tabby spill the beans
YER RYL
Although he would rather be sipping an ice cream soda, Mr. Putter and his cat Tabby attend a cooking class with Mrs. Teaberry and her dog Zeke, where they learn 100 ways to cook beans.

Green eggs and ham
YER SEU
Sam-I-Am tries to convince others that green eggs and ham is a good breakfast. Illustrates the principle that things are not always as they seem.

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Media

The Cloudy & Pickles collection
Y DVD CLO
Dozing off while contemplating Grandpa's unusual vacation, Kate dreams about Chewandswallow, where it snows popcorn and rains sandwiches and the fate of falling food intrigues her.

Fizzy's lunch lab. Fresh foods 101
Y DVD FIZ
The Lunch Lab experience encourages families to make smarter food choices while having fun. Each topic includes three segments: Webisode; Freezer Burn Music Video; and a Lunch Lab Live!; all related to the Fizzy's Lunch Lab online animated series.

Food with friends!
Y DVD FOO
Kids will learn about a variety of foods and the way everyone enjoys them! Join Dora as she makes a special cake for Mother's Day, or visit with Kai-lan and watch Ye-Ye make soup dumplings for the Chinese New Year Party! Kids can also learn where and how food grows with Diego and Blue.

Green eggs and ham and other favorites
Y DVD GRE
 The Seuss classic about the wiley Sam-I-Am whose favorite dish is an abomination. Until it's finally tasted, and savored!

Activity TV. Cooking lunches & desserts
Y DVD 641.5 ACT
Before you get started, here are some quick kids' cooking classes and healthy snack recipes to teach you to use basic cooking equipment and recipes.

Disney funny food songs
YCD DIS

Smart & yummy. 2
YCD SMA

Let's eat!
YCD WIG
The Wiggles have cooked up a feast of fun with some very special guests, including country superstar Keith Urban, as well as the Wiggles' own Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, and Henry the Octopus for a banquet of beats to get toes tapping.
 

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