Cool World Cooking


by Lisa Wagner


Fun and Tasty Recipes for Kids!

Give up-and-coming chefs a chance to explore the foods of the world.

This international cookbook has over 50 recipes from six different cultures and introduces readers to world geography, math, science, and authentic, easy-to-make recipes that taste great. Learn about African, French, Italian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, and Japanese and Chinese cooking. Each kid-tested recipe includes step-by-step instructions, how-to photos, and tips, along with pronunciation guides when needed. So grab an apron and prepare for a tasty adventure!

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Product Description

Eureka! Gold

Eureka! Gold Award 2013 – California Reading Association

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8.5" x 8.5"

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ISBN (ebook)


Publication Date

July 9, 2013


ForeWord Reviews Recommended Picture Books Summer 2013

“This awesome concept cookbook encourages kids to explore the whole wide world — through food!” — Working Mothers

“This culinary tour is informative and fun, and includes tasty recipes from Mexico, France, Italy, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Japan. …This appealing introductory guidebook to global cuisine earns a place next to Deanna F. Cook and Michael P. Kline’s The Kid’s Multicultural Cookbook and Matthew Locricchio’s The 2nd International Cookbook for Kids. Children will relate to the easy-to-read instructions as well as the photos of their peers from around the world.” — School Library Journal

“Most kids are excited about the opportunity to learn to cook, but it is often difficult to find kid-friendly recipes that have variety and interest to them. This book is a great answer for those deficits in the world of cooking for kids. …Kids will enjoy creating their own tasty, healthy dishes. Parents will want to borrow this book for the easy, delicious recipes.” — City Book Review, 5 Stars

“Experiencing the cuisines of different cultures is fun way to travel around the world and this book is an age-appropriate ticket to Mexico, France, Italy, Africa, the Middle East, China, and Japan. …With a catchy cover and enticing graphic design, this book keeps things visual with maps, pictures of kids, and photographs that demonstrate the recipe step by step. The little extra bits of information on how food relates to each location really makes this book into a well-rounded cooking adventure.” — Reading Today Online

“…a global collection of over 40 fabulous ethnic recipes from Mexico, France, Italy, Africa, the Middle East, and China and Japan, specially explained and adapted for cooking by kids. Cool World Cooking is a fabulous introduction to global cuisine for kids with adult supervision. ” — Midwest Book Review

“While it certainly can offer curriculum connections, it also offers a great way to have fun with kids at home.” — I.N.K

“Teaching children to cook a wide variety of foods is an invaluable tool that provides them with a lifetime of skills essential for good health and independence.” — Smart Books for Smart Kids

“What a delightful introductory cookbook for kids to help them learn the varied cuisines of the World. …an excellent tool for parents to introduce their children to cooking in general. … This is a book that will surely see lots of action in the kitchen. I can see Mom sneaking it out a bit to try something different, too.” — Readers Haven Reviews

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