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Our Little Kitchen

illustrated by Jillian Tamaki
edition: Hardcover
also available: eBook
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: k to 3
tagged: cooking & food, stories in verse, homelessness & poverty

A picture book about a lively evening in a community kitchen from Governor General’s Award–winning author and illustrator Jillian Tamaki.

Tie on your apron!
Roll up your sleeves!
Pans are out, oven is hot.
The kitchen’s all ready,
Where do we start?

In this lively, rousing picture book from Caldecott Honoree Jillian Tamaki, a crew of resourcefu …

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It Happened on Sweet Street

by Caroline Adderson & Stéphane Jorisch
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: cooking & food, imagination & play, humorous stories

Cakes, cookies or pie? A rivalry among local bakers is the basis for this deliciously sweet, off-the-wall picture book.

Monsieur Oliphant's cake shop, the only bakery game in town, has long had customers lining up outside its door for Oliphant's delicious jelly rolls and marvelous wedding cakes . . . until the day cookie concocter Mademoiselle Fée …

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Un monstre dans ma cuisine

by Marie-France Comeau, illustrated by Isabelle Léger
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 3 to 6
  • Grade: p to 1
tagged: monsters, imagination & play, cooking & food, size & shape

Grandma Rosi said it: if you want a beautiful and delicious monster, you need some elbow grease! You have to mold the monster, knead it, att ack it, hit it! And when it moves, when bubbles come out of its belly? Quick, flatt en it down, you need to master your monster! And then? Heat, and a nice nap. Discover the best monster recipe in this new pic …

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I Am Eating (Inuinnaqtun)

by Inhabit Education, illustrated by Lenny Lishchenko
edition: Paperback
  • age: 0 to 3
  • Grade: p
tagged: beginner, cooking & food, native canadian

What do you like to eat? This illustrated book features different foods people eat in the Arctic.

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Salma the Syrian Chef

by Danny Ramadan, illustrated by Anna Bron
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2
tagged: cooking & food, new experience, emigration & immigration

Newcomer Salma and friends cook up a heartwarming dish to cheer up Mama.

All Salma wants is to make her mama smile again. Between English classes, job interviews, and missing Papa back in Syria, Mama always seems busy or sad. A homemade Syrian meal might cheer her up, but Salma doesn’t know the recipe, or what to call the vegetables in English, or …

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I Love Matzah

by Freidele Galya Soban Biniashvili, illustrated by Angelika Scudamore
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 1 to 4
  • Grade: p
tagged: passover, jewish, cooking & food

How many times a day and how many ways can one eat matzah, the quintessential Passover cracker? For a kid, it’s all day, every day and in many ways!

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Comptines et cuisine

by Sophie Gayer, illustrated by Frédéric Gayer
edition: Paperback
  • age: 4 to 8
  • Grade: p to 3
tagged: words, cooking & food

A cheerful parade of creatures and animals creating amusing, original and easy-to-remember nursery rhymes in their trail. Plus, dishes dreamed up by the author and based on these bizarre creatures with easy, mostly no-cook recipes. Children can prepare and taste their dishes without turning the kitchen upside down. Simple ingredients and festive, m …

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Meennunyakaa / Blueberry Patch

by Jennifer Leason, translated by Norman Chartrand
edition: Hardcover
  • age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
tagged: native canadian, cooking & food, environment

Based in Duck Bay, Manitoba, in the 1940s, an Elder shares his experience of packing up to go out to collect blueberries, a traditional gathering that took place every summer. He describes the journey and landscape with humor and such vivid imagery that readers will see themselves there with him, boarding the trail of wagons from surrounding commun …

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Mamaqtuq!

by The Jerry Cans, illustrated by Eric Kim
edition: Hardcover
also available: Hardcover Hardcover
  • age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2
tagged: polar regions, cooking & food, native canadian

One beautiful spring morning, a group of friends go seal hunting so they can make a delicious stew. Hungry and tired, they begin to think they’ll have to give up . . . until they finally spot a seal! This charmingly illustrated book brings to life a popular song by the one-of-a-kind band The Jerry Cans.

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