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Food Follies

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Food Follies
Yummy, yummy, yummy, I've got food in my tummy.
 
A Feast of Frazzled Foods In a series of alphabetically arranged scenes, a cabbage cries over coleslaw, eggs exit, oranges object, and other foods are pictured to represent all the letters of the alphabet.
Barron, Rex
E  BAR

Showdown at the Food
Pyramid
When snack foods take over the food pyramid and make it collapse, members of the various food groups have to work together using the Great Food Guide to rebuild it.
Barron, Rex
E  BAR

A Cake All For Me Using the themes and rhythms of traditional nursery rhymes gives directions for baking and sharing a cake including "nine, ten, eggs from the hen" and "fifteen, sixteen, a big bowl for mixing." Includes measurements and recipes.
Beil, Karen Magnuson
E  BEI

Magda's Tortillas While learning to make tortillas on her seventh birthday, Magda tries to make perfectly round ones like those made by her grandmother but instead creates a variety of wonderful shapes.
Chavira-Chairez, Becky
E  CHA

Full, Full, Full of Love For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all kinds of fishes, happy faces, and love
Cooke, Trish
E  COO

Eight Animals Bake a Cake Eight animals add ingredients to make a cake with unexpected results. Includes Spanish words, a glossary, and recipe for pineapple upside-down cake.
Elya, Susan Middleton
E  ELY

Gator Gumbo:
A Spicy-Hot Tale
A hungry alligator, slow with age, hopes to catch some good meat to add to his spicy gumbo.
Fleming, Candace
E  FLE

The Beastly Feast All sorts of animals bring a variety of foods to share at a picnic: bears bring pears, parrots bring carrots, mosquitoes bring burritos, mice bring rice, and so on.
Goldstone, Bruce
E  GOL

The Apple Pie Tree Describes an apple tree as it grows leaves and flowers and then produces its fruit, while in its branches robins make a nest, lay eggs, and raise a family. Includes a recipe for apple pie.
Hall, Zoe
E  HAL

Zak's Lunch Rather than eat his boring old ham and cheese sandwich, Zak conjures up Lou, a waitress who serves him a delectable feast for the imagination.
Harris, Robie H.
E  HAR

Ogres! Ogres! Ogres!:
A Feasting Frenzy
The letters of the alphabet are represented by an assortment of ogres devouring all sorts of foods.
Heller, Nicholas
E  Hel

Tú Puedes Hacerlo Sam! When Mrs. Bear and little Sam deliver the cakes they have made for their friends in the neighborhood, Sam carries the cakes all by himself, through the snow and up to the front doors.
Hest, Amy
S  E  HES

Fannie in the Kitchen Fannie Farmer is a mother's helper in the Shaw house, where the daughter gives her the idea of writing down precise instructions for measuring and cooking, which eventually became one of the first modern cookbooks.
Hopkinson, Deborah
J  641.5  HOP

Dim Sum for Everyone A child describes the various little dishes of dim sum that she and her family enjoy on a visit to a restaurant in Chinatown.
Lin, Grace
E  LIN

A Mouse Went Out to
Get a Snack
A hungry mouse finds a table full of delectable morsels in quantities which illustrate counting from one to ten.
McFarland, Lyn Rossiter
E  MAC

A Piggy's Pancake Parlor Piggy and Fox open a restaurant where they serve the delicious pancakes that Piggy makes by adding a secret ingredient.
McPhail, David
E  MAC

More Pies! Samuel, a very hungry boy, joins a pie-eating contest at the park.
Munsch, Robert N.
E  MUN

Ruby's Dinnertime Although Ruby has enjoyed eating bananas and playing with spaghetti at her baby table, she now wants to sit at her parents' dining table and eat with a grown-up plate and cup.
Palatini, Margie
E  PAL

Hot Potato: Mealtime Rhymes An anthology of short poems inspired by food, from soup to dessert, and written by such poets as Lewis Carroll, Douglas Florian, A.A. Milne, and Edward Lear./td>
Philip, Neal (Selected by)
J  811.54  HOT

Food Fight! Late one night, the salad greens declare "Lettuce have a party!" and food emerges from cabinets and cupboards to join in, until the tuna fish band tells garlic it stinks and things start to go bad.
Shields, Carol
E  SHI

Beverly Billingsly Takes
the Cake
Beverly runs into a problem while making the "caramel candy castle cake" for Oliver's party, but her creativity and her mother's encouragement save the day.
Stadler, Alexander
E  STA

Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! 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.
Stevens, Janet
E  STE

The Greatest Potatoes 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.
Stowell, Penelope
E  STO

Crepes by Suzette Suzette sells a variety of her crepes, or French pancakes, from the street cart she takes all over Paris. Includes a recipe, a short glossary of French words used, brief notes on Paris sites, and more.
Wellington, Monica
E  WEL

Hey, Pancakes The day gets off to a rough start, but soon the smell of pancakes fills the air and a family gathers for a breakfast feast.
Weston, Tamson
E  WES

Tallulah in the Kitchen Tallulah the cat and her friends experiment with a new recipe for pancakes. Includes recipe and instructions for making pancakes.
Wolff, Nancy
E  WOL

Hamburger Heaven When Pinky Pig's job at Hamburger Heaven is threatened, she launches a campaign to make the restaurant more popular with the other animals.
Yee, Wong Herbert
E  YEE

ˇA Comer! Each day Antonio's Mamá tries to get everyone to sit down together to eat, but someone is always busy elsewhere, until the family celebrates a new arrival.
Zamorano, Ana
S  E  ZAM