Recommended reading

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RECIPE SITES AND BLOGS

COOKBOOKS FOR COOKING WITH KIDS

CHILDREN’S FICTION THAT GETS KIDS EXCITED TO COOK

  • The Dear America series of historical fiction includes recipes with each book.
  • Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle
    A picture book about a special breakfast
  • Four Famished Foxes and Fosdyke by Pamela Duncan Edwards and Henry Cole
    A picture book about a fox who loves to cook
  • Gingersnap by Patricia Reilly Giff
    Despite the title, all the recipes in this chapter book are for soup.
  • Eggs over Evie by Alison Jackson
    This chapter book about a 12-year-old who loves to cook includes a range of recipes.
  • Pie by Sarah Weeks
    A chapter book with pie recipes

FUNNY KIDS’ BOOKS ABOUT PICKY EATERS

  • Tales for Very Picky Eaters by Josh Schneider
    An early reader about a dad’s creative efforts to get his picky child to eat
  • I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato by Lauren Child
    This picture book is part of the adorable Charlie and Lola series. It’s British, so you can pronounce it “tomAHto,” which somehow makes it even funnier.

SOME FAVORITE COOKBOOKS FOR HUMANS OF ALL AGES